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Reality check for Trump: foreigners are protesting his domestic policies

As President Donald Trump plans for his state visits to various countries, he has to prepare to face the wrath of people abroad who oppose the policies of his administration.

Mr Trump's forthcoming foreign visits are reportedly causing concern to foreign governments that are responsible for providing for his security amid fears that he could be attacked.

AMERICAN diplomacy lavishes time and money on making friends abroad, but it has often fallen short of pacifying or containing popular discontent against US policy.

The results have been worrying to say the least. In 1958, then Vice-President Richard Nixon's car came under sudden attack by...

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