“The US, China, and the EU in a New Global Order: A World of Two or Three?”, Pol Morillas and Jordi Quero (CIDOB, Spain)

Pol Morillas and Jordi Quero, The US, China, and the EU in a New Global Order: A World of Two or Three?, January 2020

Is there a place for the EU in the world of old-fashioned power politics now organized around confrontation between Washington and Beijing? Brussels needs to learn to balance and counterbalance the two world powers but also to find the way and the means to defend its own approach, matching narratives and actions. A strong political figure like Josep Borrell can help to overcome institutional inertia and could also undertake policy priorities whereby the EU’s external action might really make a difference. 

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