Comment: The world no longer places a premium on US power
For many years, America enjoyed outsized influence in countries and regions around the world but this is no longer the case, as is clear from the EU’s deal with China. Can Joe Biden refurbish its global image?
Comment: Post-Trump US wants Europe to be a partner, not a needy child
The Biden administration will hope to work with an EU that offers solutions, not more problems
Comment: Europe is in a tight spot geographically and philosophically
With global politics shifting towards Asia and raw power replacing the old rules, the EU is looking increasingly vulnerable
Comment: EU will untangle itself from China post-Covid
The Chinese state’s willingness to exploit the pandemic to further its own aims is just one of the factors that has led to a European shift away from forming close ties with the superpower
Can globalisation survive in the post-pandemic era?
Covid-19 has struck an international order that was already in crisis, and presents an opportunity to reshape that order
Covid-19: Leaders must show the EU is a partner, not a threat
The current leadership has its work cut out to make interdependence feel safe again
How von der Leyen can make the EU a true global player
The European Commission president needs to pass a number of tests to stop Europe being overshadowed by the US and China