In this podcast, I argue that Donald Trump will win the 2016 Presidential Election, due to ongoing global trends indicating a massive reaction from Right-Wing populists. The rise of Duterte in the Philippines, the Alternative for Germany Party (AfD), and Brexit are but some of the indicators that things are trending away from the post-Cold War Globalist consensus and toward a new nationalism. I hope you enjoy and discuss.
For 8 years, the Obama Administration has expressed its intention to Pivot toward Asia. It has yet to effectively do so. Meanwhile, the Chinese continue their aggression and begin a pivot of their own: toward the West. The Obama pivot is incomplete and America’s dominant position in the Asia-Pacific has been lost.