The president’s trip abroad caused a subtle, unsettling shift in the world order. In the wake of President Trump’s trip to Europe — deemed an unparalleled success by Republicans — there has been a subtle, unsettling shift in the world order.
As German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke at a political rally the day after Trump’s departure, she suggested that Europe could no longer count on the US. A fracture had appeared in the once-airtight alliance.
“The times in which we could completely depend on others are, to a certain extent, over,” she declared during a speech in Munich on …read more