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Trump Made My Worst-Case Predictions for 2020 Look Tame

The president’s savior complex was central to my annual list of geopolitical forecasts

Photo illustration: Paul Spella; image sources: Getty Images (1), Reuters (1), Shutterstock (4)

In September 1996, the Taliban captured the Afghan capital of Kabul. In a strike of unexpected speed, thousands of fighters streamed into the ancient, mountain-ringed city aboard Toyota Hilux pickups. One group of them knocked…

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Steve LeVine

Steve LeVine

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Editor at Large, Medium, covering the turbulence all around us, electric vehicles, batteries, social trends. Writing The Mobilist. Ex-Axios, Quartz, WSJ, NYT.