Illustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
Danil Bochkov
Opinion

Opinion

Danil Bochkov

US sanctions pressure on Russia shows geopolitics now trumps economics

  • The US is increasingly focused on economic strategy as a way to contain Russia and China, deploying or threatening sanctions and insisting its allies do the same
  • Great power politics is taking the place of economics, which has long been the driving force behind globalisation and liberalism in the post-Cold-War era

Illustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
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