US President Donald Trump attends a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The West, so far as there is one, is now seen to be led by the German chancellor, not the US president. Photo: AP

Why the Trump presidency may seem like a joke, but poses grave dangers for world peace

Philip Bowring says Donald Trump has unleashed global chaos with both words and deeds, and is making the US lose friends, but his seemingly ludicrous antics should not deter attention from the risks they pose

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US President Donald Trump attends a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The West, so far as there is one, is now seen to be led by the German chancellor, not the US president. Photo: AP
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