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In the decades after World War II, Europe not only rebuilt — it reinvented itself, transforming the relations between its states from a dynamic marked by competition and conflict to one defined by cooperation. The transatlantic partnership is firmly rooted in this tradition.
Policies set in Europe have repercussions far beyond the continent. But while Europe continues to play an outsize role on the world stage, it is undergoing a period of upheaval. Brexit, nationalism and populism, migration, and economic turbulence are just some of the challenges. How Europe addresses these trends will shape the world.