Unilateral America? Lightweight Europe?

Unilateral America? Lightweight Europe? Managing divergence in transatlantic foreign policy

Working paper
Steven Everts
02 February 2001

The election of George W Bush as the new US President has caused uneasiness in Europe, both at the level of individual states and that of the European Union (EU). Bush has assembled an impressive team to work on foreign policy, including Colin Powell as the new Secretary of State, Condaleezza Rice as the new National Security Advisor, Donald Rumsfeld as Defense Secretary and Robert Zoellick as the new US Trade Representative.

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