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The COVID-19 global inflection point and Europe’s predicament


COVID-19 will likely represent an inflection point in the international system by accentuating and accelerating global dynamics that had been building up for some time. At the epicentre of the cyclone, Europeans have been looking in so far. The jury is still out on whether internal European efforts will succeed in making or breaking a true Union. However, as time goes by, lifting our gaze internationally will become just as existential. [...]