Global Talk: Why did Trump win?

Supporters at Donald Trump's election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown hotel watch the results come in. Shawn Thew/EPA

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Laura Mackenzie talks to


imur Khan,

The National

's former US correspondent turned Gulf correspondent,

about some of the key questions surrounding Donald Trump's shocking victory: Why did the outsider candidate prove so popular with US voters? What does it say about American society? Were the signs of a Trump win always there? And could Hillary Clinton have done anything differently?