What drives Steve Bannon, Vladislav Surkov and Dominic Cummings?
For many months now the world has been watching the unfolding drama of the US presidential campaign, starring Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The American elections are of global relevance, as the USA remains the single most powerful country with a unique combination of economic, military, diplomatic but also cultural and normative strength. We have…
Winning or losing at the ballot box might not be all that important to Donald Trump. He seems to be running for the US president’s post and, at the same time, trying to sabotage his own campaign. No matter the outcome in November, Mr. Trump got what he wanted.
If the Brexit vote led Britain and the European Union into uncharted territory, a Donald Trump victory could see the most powerful country in the world become the standard-bearer for populist movements everywhere. The danger is very real as both Brexit and the rise of Mr. Trump share common factors that could give us some indications as to how Americans will be voting in November.