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Doyle McManus, LAT
Donald Trump is right. (I’ve been waiting weeks for a chance to write that.) “Having a good relationship with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing,” the president-elect tweeted last weekend. “Only ‘stupid’ people, or fools, would think that it is bad!” That’s true; no sensible person wants a state of hostility with a nuclear superpower. But – and you knew a “but” was coming – Trump tweeted his foreign policy doctrine with an essential piece missing. The goal of American foreign policy is to protect U.S. interests, not…