Aaron Azlant

Aaron Azlant is a former Department of Defense analyst who focused on Middle East issues, particularly Syria and Iraq. His background is in intelligence and in military planning. He currently works in Silicon Valley.


Trump's orange revolution


The candidate that lobbyist and political consultant Paul Manafort advised was not a polished politician. He was prone to outbursts and many questioned whether he had the proper temperament for the presidency. His subsequent campaign took place in a highly-charged media environment, full of barely-concealed threats, brazen displays of unprecedented hostility, routine violations of political and social norms, and many other provocations that appeared to be designed to undermine faith in the electoral process itself.