- 1 year ago
Whatever the result of the 2016 US presidential election, the international order and transatlantic relations will be considerably affected. As argued in Jeremy Shapiro’s latest ECFR policy memo, a Donald Trump win would launch a revolutionary presidency, including a possible rapprochement to President Putin, while Hillary Clinton’s poor relations with Moscow could threaten transatlantic unity. How will the outcome of the most consequential US election since WWII affect dossiers such as Ukraine and Syria? Thomas Wright, director of the Project on International Order and Strategy, as well as a fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, gives his analysis.