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Europe can no longer bet on a Trump-led US to come to its aid

While US President Donald Trump has already kicked off his re-election campaign with a hefty broadside against his political opponents, the Democrats are still in the midst of choosing a possible candidate for next year's presidential election.

Two debates have been scheduled, with 20 Democratic contenders sharing the stage.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 24, 2019, with the headline 'Europe can no longer bet on a Trump-led US to come to its aid'. Print Edition | Subscribe