When autocrats and thugs run the world: the G20 a decade on
The G20 of today has been thrown into chaos, with the consensus-building imperative at the heart of these summits pushed aside by Donald Trump’s one-man show.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan on June 29. During the two-day event, Trump’s disturbing attraction to autocrats, oppressive dictators and right-wing strongmen was on full display, writes Les Whittington. White House photograph by Shealah Craighead