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What EU “Geopolitical” Power Will Cost

Published on: 09 December 2019

What EU “Geopolitical” Power Will Cost

Originally Published: Project Syndicate, 7 December 2019

Ursula von der Leyen, the new president of the European Commission, has promised to position the European Union as a geopolitical power that is capable of holding its own against the United States and a rising China. But the EU may come to regret any attempt to parlay its economic strength into geopolitical clout.

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