As part of a new Brookings Foreign Policy project, experts discuss the major dynamics at play in an era of new geopolitics. From China and North Asia, to South and Southeast Asia and the Middle East, to Russia and Europe, Brookings scholars are delving deep into the changing strategies of our allies, competitors, and challengers, and examining the implications for U.S. grand strategy as well as global trade—topics that will define this new era.
[President Trump's counterparts fear that Americans] do not feel they need to lead the world anymore... The United States is still the dominant power out there – the Atlantic alliance is still alive. But [Trump's] foreign policy weakened some of the elements.