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War & Peace: Europe’s Impact Depends on Internal Strength, Not the New U.S. President
War & Peace: Europe’s Impact Depends on Internal Strength, Not the New U.S. President
Podcast / Europe & Central Asia

War & Peace: Europe’s Impact Depends on Internal Strength, Not the New U.S. President

How relations between the U.S. and Europe evolve under a Biden administration will undoubtedly shape the future of multilateralism. This week on War & Peace, EU expert Nathalie Tocci joins Olga and Hugh for a look at what this future may entail.

S2 E5: Europe’s Impact Depends on Internal Strength, Not the New U.S. President

The prospect of a Biden administration brings new opportunities for European security and foreign policy, but many challenges remain. Joining Olga and Hugh to discuss the evolution of U.S.-Europe relations and its impact on the world is Nathalie Tocci, Director of the Istituto Affari Internazionali and Special Adviser to EU High Representative Josep Borrell.

The EU is tethered in some ways to U.S. leadership, but not entirely, says Nathalie. Developing its internal strengths will be key to greater impact in the conflicts and crises unfolding within its sphere of influence. 

A steady decline in the American-centred liberal world order has meanwhile made way for competing visions of the values and principles that underpin global politics. Where does this leave European hopes that a Biden administration will strengthen multilateralism? 

Tune in to find out!

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For more information, explore Nathalie's monthly column for Politico here.