The chaos of U.S. President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office have reinforced theÂ impression that the U.S. can no longerÂ wield power effectively. This means we are entering uncharted territory. What will happen if the world begins to believe America is withdrawing from theÂ international stage? The answer is unlikely to be pleasingÂ â not even for Russia and China.
In the aftermath of Trump’s shock victory, most pundits quickly assumed that if Washingtonâs global dominance began to slip, it wouldÂ empower Moscow and Beijing. As the U.S.Â pulled back, so the argument went, these two established powers with vast …read more
Source: European Voice