US election 2016: Presidential campaign alarms Europeans
Europe has always taken a close interest in US presidential politics. Any reset of the transatlantic relationship matters. But this is a year unlike any other.
Europeans have looked on with a mixture of fascination and horror as the election campaign has descended into the gutter.
The rise of Donald Trump and his anti-establishment message has obvious parallels in many European countries. The broad themes of anti-globalisation, anger at mainstream politics and hostility towards immigration are being debated with vigour across the EU and beyond.
Most Europeans would argue that Mr Trump... read more