This article paints an alarming picture of US isolationism under President, Donald Trump. It suggests that the world is looking for a new global champion for liberal values.
This weekend Angela Merkel has encouraged European allies to speak with one voice to Trump in Hamburg next week. Of course, Trump will not be bullied – meanwhile Russia, China and non-European countries will be playing their own hands with new confidence because Trump has upset the established world order.
Despite huge promise and regular demonstrations, the G20 is well known for achieving little. But this time, rather than gains, we could see losses.