In the past week alone, Trump has publicly pitted two military contractors against one another, sowed confusion about the scope of his proposed ban on foreign Muslims and needled China following its seizure of a U.S. underwater drone.
But nothing has created more consternation for many foreign policy experts than Trump’s assertion on Twitter Thursday that the country should “greatly strengthen and expand” its nuclear capability.
On Friday, after his staff had tried to temper... his comments, Trump doubled down — telling a television talk show host that in an arms race against any competitor, the United States would “outmatch them at every pass.”
From the Washington Post "The Chaos Theory"
Did no one see this coming? Come on Trump was arrogant before he became President, he's always said whatever he wanted never caring about who he insults and he says the stupidest shit on top of it! Trump thrives on his newest super power but why wouldn't he?
Hes always been power hungry and we fed him a monster
“We’re just operating in this world where you cannot believe the things he says,” said Eliot Cohn, a foreign policy expert and former George W. Bush administration official at the State Department. “It will have large consequences for our allies and our adversaries, and it’s going to greatly magnify the danger of miscalculation by all kinds of people.”