How “war president” Trump failed to understand the enemy

By Bernd Debusmann

It’s gonna go away, away, it’s gonna go away, away, it’s gonna go away, away. Absolutely.

This is U.S. president Donald Trump’s signature theme on the coronavirus since he began mentioning it in the early phase of a pandemic which has spread to every corner of the world. By the first week of August, it had infected close to 20 million people worldwide and…