Julie Smith quoted in The Los Angeles Times article, “Trump Says He’s Willing to Negotiate with Iran, Doesn’t Want Leadership Change”
“Julianne Smith, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security, a bipartisan think tank, said Macron ‘found the right recipe’ to handle Trump and seized an opportunity to influence him.
“‘Macron is smart,’ Smith said. ‘He knows what he is up against. But he also knows Trump can be persuaded…’”