Monday, November 14, 2016

America Has Abdicated Its Leadership of the West

SPIEGEL ONLINE INTERNATIONAL: For 100 years, the United States was the leader of the free world. With the election of Donald Trump, America has now abdicated that role. It is time for Europe, and Angela Merkel, to step into the void.

Even history sometimes leans toward pathos. In January 2017, when Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the American Age will celebrate its 100th birthday -- and its funeral. » | Dirk Kurbjuweit | Monday, Novermber 14, 2016