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The world is hedging against Donald Trump

By Gideon Rachman

03 Jul 2023 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

"A spectre is haunting Europe. The spectre of Donald Trump," writes Gideon Rachman in the FT; Europe's leaders are struggling with how to handle Trump’s possible election as U.S. president in 2024.

A spectre is haunting Europe. The spectre of Donald Trump.

Many European decision makers admit that they were caught unprepared by Trump’s election as US president in 2016. They are determined not to make the same mistake again.

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