The New Washington Consensus: Remarks by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Renewing American Economic Leadership at the Brookings Institution Jake Sullivan, US National Security Advisor, delivered a wide-ranging speech on the integration of domestic and international economic policy under President Biden’s administration. Reflecting on the post-World War II period, he acknowledged the creation of an international economic order that led to widespread prosperity, but also recognised the challenges and shortcomings of this system […]

EU-China Relations: Ursula von der Leyen Urges Stronger Trade Measures Amid Growing Economic Coercion

Yesterday, Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, delivered a speech on the relationship between the EU and China. She suggested that the EU should use its current trade tools more frequently, such as export controls, and establish a clear boundary on whether exports are beneficial to its security interests when dual-use […]