French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during a press conference at the Europe Day ceremony and the Future of Europe conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on May 9. Photo AFP
French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during a press conference at the Europe Day ceremony and the Future of Europe conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on May 9. Photo AFP
Robert Williams
Opinion

Opinion

Robert Williams and Moritz Rudolf

The EU can play a crucial role in averting armed conflict between US and China

  • The European Union may be unwilling to join the United States in taking a hard stance against China, but it can serve as an intermediary
  • A de-escalation of US-China tensions is far from guaranteed, but the EU’s record of fostering negotiations between rival powers puts it in an ideal position to do so again

French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during a press conference at the Europe Day ceremony and the Future of Europe conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on May 9. Photo AFP
French President Emmanuel Macron gestures during a press conference at the Europe Day ceremony and the Future of Europe conference at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on May 9. Photo AFP
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