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Foreign Policy
22 mins | May 13, 2020

A most lonely union

The EU is a creature of multilateralism. Can it survive in a deglobalised world? "Geopolitics is the ruthless pursuit of self-interest by powerful states, no matter the cost to others. Multilateralism involves mutual agreements among states pursuing their collective welfare. At a minimum, the two sit awkwardly with each other; at the worst, they are radically incompatible." Henry Farrell, professor of political science and international affairs at the George Washington University, analyses in Foreign Policy.

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