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- Danielle Pletka: Trump is consistent only in his inconsistency on national security issues
Danielle Pletka is senior vice president for foreign and defense policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. The views expressed are her own. This is an updated version of an article originally published on July 18.
(CNN)Donald Trump not only knows nothing about national security, he doesn't care to know. And for anyone in any doubt, let your eyes wander over to a wide-ranging interview with the New York Times. Timed to provide more depth about the candidate on the morning of his acceptance speech at the GOP convention, Trump's various pronouncements have caused a firestorm at home and abroad.