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NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoană discussed the outcomes of the NATO Summit and the NATO 2030 agenda, addressing the Alliance’s future challenges and opportunities, including Russia, the rise of China, new technologies, and partnerships, in an online webinar with the International Centre for Development and Democratic Transition on Monday.
In the second part of our webinar series, The Story Behind, we addressed the issue of the position of the United States as a superpower and the challenges that come with it.
The topic was explained by the following eminent experts:
Damon Wilson: EVP of the Atlantic Council
Tomáš Valášek: Member of the Slovak National Council
The host: Dr. Gyarmati István – Professor, Ambassador, President of ICDT Foundation
During the discussion, we covered the following exciting questions:
Biden dealing with Trump legacy
Biden has to deal with the poisonous legacy of the Trump presidency without throwing out the baby with the bathing water.
Major challenges I.: Democracy at home and worldwide
The US faces complicated challenges: it has to address the challenges posed to the democratic governance abroad, but has to deal with similar issues at home as well.
Major challenges II.: China, Russia and Europe
The world order is in chaos and there are powerful challengers. A retrograde declining power, Russia and a rising superpower, China. The US must deal with them as they form a growing alliance but remaining very different at the same time.
North Korea, Iran and others
Will Biden be able to rebuild a strong alliance with Europe and complement it with Australia, Japan, India and others?