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Trump, Putin and the Gorbachev hoax

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As he prepares to meet face to face with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Germany at the G20 summit, President Trump might well take a moment to reflect on the memorable day back in 1988 when on the sidewalk outside the entrance to Trump Tower he greeted the then Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. It

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Trump versus Germany – is it a family thing?

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One of the countless bizarre, or at least unprecedented aspects of the Trump presidency is his public quarrel with the leader of America’s largest ally in Europe. During his presidency Trump has established a pattern of acting in a much friendlier manner towards representatives of America’s adversaries and dictators than he displays towards its democratic

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