- On Tuesday, Foreign Policy published a leaked memo of Donald Trump's defense priorities
- Jonathan Cristol: Trump noticeably left off state adversaries like Russia and China
- This indicates his intention to adopt a dangerous isolationist approach to foreign policy, Cristol says
Jonathan Cristol is a fellow at World Policy Institute and a senior fellow at the Center for Civic Engagement at Bard College. You can follow him @jonathancristol. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)President-elect Donald Trump's top defense priorities came to light on Tuesday when Foreign Policy published a memo from Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Brian McKeon and informed by his conversations with the Trump transition team. According to McKeon, Trump's four priorities will be: "develop a strategy to defeat/destroy ISIS", "build a strong defense", "develop a comprehensive USG cyber strategy" and "find greater efficiencies."