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    Europe for Europe’s Sake

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    Following Turkey’s spurning of its Western allies in Syria and an abortive NATO summit this month, the transatlantic alliance seems to have hit a new political low. Is French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent lament about NATO’s “brain death” becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy?

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Europe for Europe’s Sake

Featured in this Big Picture
  1. Carl Bildt Carl Bildt ,
  2. Joschka Fischer Joschka Fischer ,
  3. Noëlle Lenoir Noëlle Lenoir ,
  4. Dominique Moisi Dominique Moisi

Following Turkey’s spurning of its Western allies in Syria and an abortive NATO summit this month, the transatlantic alliance seems to have hit a new political low. Is French President Emmanuel Macron’s recent lament about NATO’s “brain death” becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy?

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The Sino-American Attrition

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Both US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping would benefit from a face-saving deal to end the ongoing trade war. But even if Trump and Xi manage to ease tensions in the short term, the future of the two countries’ economic relationship remains in doubt.

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