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A five-point plan for tackling Trump

He is no ordinary President. Europe shouldn’t treat him like one

By Brian Klaas   September 2017

Looking for friends: Donald Trump attends a panel discussion during the G20 summit. Photo: UKAS MICHAEL/POOL/GETTY IMAGES

Europe has a severe Donald Trump problem. This became plain when he arrived at July’s G20 summit in Hamburg like a bully in a china shop, ready to shatter the western order. He rumbled around, but this time the bull strengthened rather than shattered China. For the nation that leads the free world is now itself led by a man who disdains the free world’s values. That leaves China and Russia to…

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