“War and Peace in the 21st Century 2020: A World of Two or Three? The US, China and the EU in a New Global Order”, Pol Morillas and Oriol José Ochoa (CIDOB, Spain)

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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