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For a man who considers himself to be a dealmaker, Trump is avoiding a lot of deals

Apr 28, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Though it is headed by a man who considers himself one of history's greatest dealmakers, the Trump administration lately has been doing its best to avoid making deals.

The possibilities in foreign policy for a master negotiator are legion: There are Iran and North Korea with their nuclear programs; Venezuela, whose bankrupt regime presides over a major humanitarian crisis; and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which Trump once described as ripe for a "deal of the century."

Yet in re...