After the end of the post-Cold War era: A new beginning for transatlantic relations?
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a historical juncture in international politics. The hot war on the continent shatters the European security order and widens the rift between the authoritarian and democratic world. What does the arrival of the post-post-Cold War order mean for EU-US relations? Will we see a deepening of transatlantic relations, united by the common goal to hold authoritarianism and revisionism at bay? Or will strategic differences between the US and EU resurface, as the former remains structurally oriented toward great power competition with China, while the latter focuses on regional stability and the energy transition?