This combination of file photos created shows then Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump (November 10, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L, March 14, 2016 in Berlin). Photo: AFP PHOTO
David Dodwell
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Outside In by David Dodwell

When Donald meets Angela: will his basic instincts prevail?

Almost certainly, Merkel will sit in the Oval Office as a spokesperson for the European Union as much as for Germany – though I sense Trump would prefer to see this as a bilateral discussion.

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This combination of file photos created shows then Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump (November 10, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L, March 14, 2016 in Berlin). Photo: AFP PHOTO
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