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Is this the man who could stand up to Trump?

UN Secretary General António Guterres is everything the American president is not. But is he ready to lead?

By Tom Fletcher   October 2017

António Guterres quietly graduated as the best student of his country. Now, some hope his huge brain could take on Trump. Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty

“The city that never sleeps”? Sinatra was clearly never in New York for the speeches during leaders’ week at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The global foreign policy elites’ annual jamboree, held every September, can feel pretty low-octane. More podium than purpose. Airy words in airless rooms. The bleary eyes of the jet-lagged entourages and the perma-tanned swagger—even after 2016—of the Davosphere.

Sometimes there…

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