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Trump's falsehoods keep global leaders guessing

Foreign leaders are struggling to gauge whether they can depend on the US to honour its commitments

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Mr Trump spent last weekend in a round-robin series of phone calls with foreign leaders, clearly aimed at settling nerves.

Washington

PRESIDENT Donald Trump's litany of false statements and spurious claims has opened a national debate on the fragility of a fact-based society. But overseas, where US allies and enemies parse a president's every word for signs of threat or reassurance, Mr Trump's falsehoods have...

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