- McTernan: The burden of upholding liberal values and European security lies with Merkel
- That's hard enough at the best of times, but in an election year it could prove too much
John McTernan is a former speechwriter for ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair and ex-communications director to former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)The person most concerned about President-elect Donald Trump's most recent interview should be German Chancellor Angela Merkel.