Yyyyes and no. The US is breaking commitments left and right. Whether those were good and bad commitments is another thing, of course, but from outside everybody is thinking ‘how are they going to betray us next?’ But now those rebels, proxies and so on are being hung out to dry. The reputation of the U.S. will suffer because of this. *spreads hands helplessly* I am so going to misquote this. @Timsup2nothin I didn't know you were renting out posting space to Rudy Giuliani. Hmmm. I'll point out that you are mistaking somebody who cunningly exploits a broken system for somebody truly intelligent. It's like those topscorers who play for powerful clubs and are allowed to score with their hands or from offside positions (i.e. Messi and CR<insertnumberhere>) and then get acclaimed as flawlessly talented gods of football. Also, he's not surviving. Two years might seem like a lot due to the lightning-speed communications of our day and age, but it's not that much. Now, you say that he's not any more racist than the average (U.S.) citizen, which might just be true, but only if you know the difference between average and median. On other respects I agree. I live in a country that endured twelve and a half years of Trump-like madness and, well, anybody compared to the former delusional rulers will look better, but better isn't the same as best.