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In 1917, America made its first decisive intervention in Europe—a hundred years later, is it about to leave?

Together, Donald Trump and Angela Merkel's comments could end a century's collaboration on peace in Europe

By Robert Fry  

Woodrow Wilson and Angela Merkel. Photo: Prospect composite

Angela Merkel and Donald Trump are clearly not a match made in heaven. After an awkward first encounter when the Chancellor visited the newly installed President at the White House, relations reached a new low at the recent NATO and G7 summits. Acting entirely in character, a combative Trump demanded more defence spending from NATO’s European members and refused to recommit to the Paris climate accords. And acting entirely out of character, the

Acting entirely in character, a combative Trump demanded…

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