Lucinda Creighton: Europe must stand with the US to face down China and Russia

The US and Europe need each other, and one of Joe Biden’s most crucial jobs will be to get the two trading partners back on the same side

15th November, 2020
Lucinda Creighton: Europe must stand with the US to face down China and Russia
German chancellor Angela Merkel gave one of the best speeches of her life welcoming the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

While European leaders generally welcomed the US presidential election result with a collective sigh of relief, any notion that the transatlantic relationship would automatically revert to one of warm and friendly camaraderie is sorely misjudged.

A relieved Angela Merkel gave one of the best speeches of her life when welcoming the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. She broached her own country’s uncomfortable history of nativism, fascism and xenophobia, while reflecting on the momentous...

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