Biden’s America: Too damaged to lead?
February 17, 2021
As the two superpowers drift further into geopolitical confrontation, US allies in Europe face a fateful choice: do they go all-in with America, or do they try to hedge their bets by nurturing strong relations with China? It’s a choice that will have massive consequences for the future of America in the world. Because how can it lead, if nobody will follow? DW Chief International Editor Richard Walker is joined by some of the world’s leading experts on international relations and US politics, and asks Angela Merkel herself: why does she seem so reluctant to embrace American leadership?