The divisions were clear at the annual Munich Security Conference where splits arose between leaders as they discussed whether the West was losing influence to other global powers.
According to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the “West is winning” and the transatlantic alliance is not dead.
But German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned that the US was putting its interests first at the expense of its allies.
Is US foreign policy undermining traditional alliances?
Presenter: Peter Dobbie
Glenn Diesen – Professor of international relations at the Higher School of Economics and author of The Decay of Western Civilization and the Resurgence of Russia
Theresa Fallon – Director of the Centre for Russia, Europe, Asian Studies and a former member of the Strategic Advisors Group to NATO
Roderic Wye – Associate fellow at the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House and former counsellor and head of research on Asia at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Source: Al Jazeera News