A self-made businessman, politician, and TV personality, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in 2016 with his trademark slogan, "Make America Great Again."
There are few figures in contemporary American politics and culture who are as divisive as "the Donald." The TV reality star/real-estate mogul has built an empire that is reportedly worth billions. With no experience in government, Trump challenged Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race — and won. His abrasive speeches and bewildering style have attracted both praise and criticism. This is a collection of DW's content on Donald Trump.
Freeland, speaking alongside US counterpart Mike Pompeo, said it was a point of agreement between the allies. Earlier Friday, Canada said its ambassador was given access to one of two Canadians jailed in China this week.
The US has a new strategy for Africa to counter China and Russia. Rather than roll their eyes at the new scramble for the continent, Africans should see it as a chance to get the best deal for themselves, analysts say.
World leaders, like US President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Bolsanaro have been calling global warming a hoax. A study shows that there is a link between climate change denial and right-wing nationalism. In an interview, the author of that study, Martin Hultman, explains how climate change denial is connected to politics.
Authoritarian populists are on the rise around the world, from US President Donald Trump to President-elect Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil. In Hungary and Poland, populist leaders are destroying the free press and are undermining independent institutions. DW speaks to Arch Puddington, Distinguished Scholar for Democracy Studies with the US-based NGO Freedom House.