Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Nicholas Ross Smith
Opinion

Opinion

Nicholas Ross Smith

How Belarus’ brazen plane diversion reflects the EU’s struggle to act as a global power

  • If the world’s third-largest economy is to shake off its ‘hobbled giant’ image, it must act more consistently on major foreign policy issues such as relations with China
  • The swift retaliation against Belarus does offer an opportunity to become more effective – if it can maintain a united front

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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