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In the Trump era, the EU needs to rethink its approach to liberal order

Richard Youngs (University of Varwick) via The Conversation | US president Donald Trump’s erratic and disruptive foreign policy is putting more pressure on the EU to uphold the international liberal order. The EU is beginning to realise this and move up a gear in many of its external policies. But the bloc’s most prominent strategies don’t, at the moment, defend a particularly liberal notion of global order.