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UN secretary general Guterres welcomed Trump with a bunch of thinly veiled jibes

Max de Haldevang
UN secretary general Guterres welcomed Trump with a bunch of thinly veiled jibes

New UN secretary general António Guterres’ first General Assembly speech resembled some tentative steps in a dance with the event’s headline attendee, Donald Trump. The US president likely was pleased that Guterres started by highlighting Trump’s most pressing international concerns: North Korea and terrorism. He would have found some of Guterres’ dark rhetoric oddly familiar,…