Delegation of the European Union to Canada

A more assertive EU in a volatile world: Op-ed by EEAS Secretary General Helga Schmid

Bruxelles, 06/03/2019 - 09:53, UNIQUE ID: 190327_3
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The predictions made last year with regard to the growing importance of great power rivalries still ring in our ears. What is more, our strategic environment grows ever more unpredictable. Today, major powers openly challenge the rules-based international order and seek to promote alternative visions of a world divided into spheres of influence. Geopolitical rivalries stoke tensions and raise the alarm bell of a new “proliferation age” that risks escalating into inadvertent military confrontation.