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Ulrich Speck
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is Senior Research Fellow at the Elcano Institute's Brussels office.

If the Trump administration turns its back on the world, others need to step up to defend the US-built liberal order.


The next US president could spell the end of the liberal international order.


Europeans have to invest more in a joined-up common foreign policy.


Fyodor Lukyanov says that the EU is living a fantasy, while Russia practices the kind of realism that has always guided international policy. Ulrich Speck disagrees – countries have always looked out for themselves, but they have also respected norms.