Professor Dr. Antony P. Mueller
-- Ubi dubium, ibi libertas --
terça-feira, 11 de julho de 2017
A nova geopolítica
The G20 Is Obsolete
The optics at the G20 summit in Hamburg were striking. On the one side, the United States. On the other, 18 nations and the European Union. While the dividing issue was climate change, for many, this symbolized something larger. In a video that instantly went viral, Chris Uhlmann of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation put it pithily: “The G20 had become the G19 plus one.” The United States had abdicated its global leadership role and the rest of the world stood aghast, united as one, it seemed. That’s a compelling picture, but one that obscures more than it reveals. There is no G19; there is no united front. It is true that Trump was utterly isolated on climate change. And yes, the United ...