The Clash of Nations, Energy Politics and a New World Order
The United States will inaugurate a president in January 2021 who will steer American foreign policy through a world of rising tensions and instability. The U.S.-China relationship has become the epicenter of global rivalry while the Middle East contends with entrenched conflicts and volatility. Is a new set of organizing principles necessary to mitigate conflicts, placate tensions, and establish greater cooperation in America’s strategic relationships? What are the different approaches that can be expected between a Trump and Biden presidency? In this CERAWeek Conversation, experts in energy, geopolitics, Asia, and the Middle East examine America’s place in the world and the disruptions shaping its foreign policy.