George Floyd protests: Turmoil in America undermining its image abroad, analysts say

America's long-simmering racial concerns ignited into protests.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON - Brandishing a Bible at a church across from the White House on Monday (June 1), after he threatened to send in military troops if the protests rocking cities across America were not quelled, President Donald Trump declared the United States the "greatest country in the world" and that he was going to keep it that way.

Millions around the world who viewed footage of heavy-handed police tactics including police striking at cameramen and firing at reporters, and the looting that overtook some peaceful protests, might have thought otherwise.

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