On Geopolitics

Europe and the U.S. Find Themselves in a 'Transatlantic Stretch' Over Policy

Sim Tack
Global Analyst , Stratfor
Aug 8, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. As the global great power competition intensifies, the interests of individual Western states will increasingly diverge, threatening the West's ability to present a unified front on certain issues.

(ZACH GIBSON/Getty Images)

Whether in an arms race with a resurgent Russia, economic arm wrestling with China, or even attempts to contain the ambitions of rogue actors like North Korea or Iran, the states that make up the so-called West have regularly found themselves allied together since the end of World War II....

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