ISP Working Paper | Europe’s Role in the Corona and Post-Corona World

In order to understand how global political conflicts and social peace will look after the corona era, it is necessary to analyze how they are developing during the crisis itself. This working paper makes the argument that the existing tendencies will accelerate and endure after the crisis. The following four factors will be discussed here: competition between the USA and China, which has been accelerated by the election campaign in the US and the mutual blame game over the origin of the coronavirus; the changing priorities and threat perception of NATO in the wake of the virus; the newly discovered importance of the state and especially the welfare state; and Europe’s response.

 

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ISP Working Paper | Heinz GÄRTNER | Europe’s Role in the Corona and Post-Corona World