Marion McKeone: Trump could be the US’s worst enemy

As Putin ran rings around him in Hamburg on Friday, the blustering US president looked even more out of his depth

9th July, 2017
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Hamburg on Friday Picture: Getty

So the US remains more or less intact – for now. During the much-hyped 138-minute meeting between the US and Russian presidents and their foreign ministers, Donald Trump didn’t agree to hand back Alaska to Russia in exchange for a Trump Tower in Red Square. He wasn’t persuaded that placing Russian nuclear missiles along the US-Mexican border would be a far more effective deterrent to illegal immigrants than his stalled plan to build a “big,...

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