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Best Defense contest: Trump crisis predictions that haven’t happened yet

For those keeping score in our contest to pick President Trump’s first foreign policy crisis, these are the ones that haven’t happened yet.

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There’s a good John Hiatt song by that name, by the way.

But for those keeping score in our contest to pick President Donald Trump’s first foreign policy crisis, these are the ones that haven’t happened yet.

Russia, January 2017

U.S, terrorism, January 2017

Jerusalem, end of January/beginning of February

North Korea, late January/February

North Korea, February 2017

China, February, 2017

China, February 2017 (specifically South China Sea)

Israel/Palestine, February 2017

Germany, February 2017

Iran, February 2017

Eastern Europe, February 2017

Ukraine — Late February (Russian induced on Ukraine territory)

That said, y’all made a lot of predictions for March. And we’ve got a few weeks to go.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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