The stakes could not be higher for the president's first trip abroad. And he'll need to be careful and disciplined.
Rather than being a check on Trump’s worst instincts, the Cabinet officials easing the world's concerns will be his enablers.
Vikram Singh is the vice president for national security and international policy at the Center for American Progress. Prior to joining CAP in 2014, Singh served at the State Department as the deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan and at the Pentagon as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for South and Southeast Asia. He focuses mainly on Asia policy, defense policy, human rights and humanitarian issues, and national security strategy. A native Californian, he lives with his family and some bees, chickens, cows, and horses in Virginia.