Friday, November 6, 2020
Global order and institutions have been undermined by the hostile assertiveness of the United States, China, Russia and Turkey; COVID-19 has strengthened the trend. This leaves Europe facing the daunting challenge of pursuing a new geostrategic agenda conducive to political unity and economic success.
- The disproportionate impact of COVID-19 across the EU risks accelerating Euroscepticism.
- In the wake of budget cuts and member state divisions the EU will continue to struggle to stabilise troubles in its neighbourhood.
- EU efforts to assert its international influence by shaping the global regulatory environment risk facing greater backlash.