The World’s Conservatives Gather in Budapest
23 September 2021
For the European Union to talk about twenty-first-century geopolitics is like for Yo-Yo Ma to perform Rammstein songs – it seems very strange. Like America we probably need to change our approach and play a different tune.
The twenty-first century has made the idea of power struggle come back to life and each day we see it with the trade war between the United States and China and how Europe is intertwined in it.
One could ask: why does the US impose sanctions on China? The answer is simple – it has to.
In the American film “Three Kings” about the first intervention of US forces in Iraq there is a very tell-tale scene. A character played by George Clooney asks one of his fellow soldiers: