In embassies around the world, some of America’s diplomats are being dressed down by their host nations. Others are considering leaving their posts.
The Pentagon says the military is too stretched to both fight insurgents and prepare for war with great world powers.
The plans suggest the administration no longer cares about cushioning the blow of its new policy, which has cast President Trump’s peacemaking ambitions into doubt.
A Gallup survey of people in 134 countries found that just 30 percent approved of American leadership under President Trump, a drop of nearly 20 points.
The Trump administration cut by more than half the funding it provides to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, which funds schools and clinics for Palestinians.
The creation of a new military force in Syria raises fears of fighting among American allies and could draw the U.S. deeper into the conflict.