The central message of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign – that Americans have been taken advantage of by partner nations and its politicians – continues to resonate with his supporters. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

The US stumbles under the burden of global leadership. The rest of the world may pay a heavier price

  • The turn to populism suggests the old system of Keynesian spending, free trade and military commitments no longer works for the US. This could be costly for America’s partners

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The central message of Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign – that Americans have been taken advantage of by partner nations and its politicians – continues to resonate with his supporters. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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