A young supporter wearing a Donald Trump mask poses before a campaign event for the Republican presidential nominee. The American political process has been reduced to sound bites filled with idiocy, insults, superficiality and non sequiturs. Photo: Bloomberg

America’s falling global standing is no cause for glee

Daniel Wagner says the world had better brace itself for the unknown risks of a new international order in which the US, reeling from a divided presidential campaign, will play a less useful role

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A young supporter wearing a Donald Trump mask poses before a campaign event for the Republican presidential nominee. The American political process has been reduced to sound bites filled with idiocy, insults, superficiality and non sequiturs. Photo: Bloomberg
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