Jack Gil: Faith in institutions and agreements that the United States has historically supported and committed to are now being called into question, pushing other powers to fill the vacuum left by America’s descent from global hegemony – namely, the People’s Republic of China.
Jack Gil: From a diplomatic perspective, the EU must make an example of the UK so as to set a good precedent in case another country would consider to follow in Britain’s footsteps.
Jack Gil: The strength of Europe’s far-right can be seen most clearly by their destabilizing effect on the EU’s longest-serving leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Jack Gil: The weight and validity of the so-called “special relationship” between America and Britain has recently been called into question, primarily due to US President Donald Trump’s populist, fiery rhetoric against immigrants and international trade
Jack Gill: Beijing plans to spend as much as three trillion dollars on infrastructure development in as many as 60 countries, building oil pipelines across Myanmar, connecting cargo railways from Beijing to London, creating railways from Addis Ababa to Djibouti, and numerous other projects all over Europe, Asia, and Africa.