Today, the United States finds itself often comparing itself to China, as that country has become the most serious threat to the US’ position of global leadership. The European Union, in contrast, often compares itself to the United States, as European states and the EU have found themselves as junior members of a sometimes tense partnership known as the “West”. While the US and the EU have much in common in terms of economic and geopolitical positions, their goals and aspirations can often be quite different from one another. For the United States, maintaining the global leadership that it has…

Michael Weidokal

Economist and futurist specializing in economic competitiveness, globalization and geopolitical risk. President of ISA (International Strategic Analysis).

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