Over the past few weeks, ECFR experts have discussed how Europe should prepare for the next US administration. Now, with the votes counted and the winner declared, we provide reactions from Europe and beyond to the news that Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States.
There are not many issues on which Europe, Russia and China all agree, but there is one: ensuring that President-elect Donald J. Trump does not undermine the Iran nuclear deal.
Rather than trying to duplicate NATO, the EU should instead focus on 'hybrid defence'.
Tokyo has a good chance of persuading Trump that security co-operation with Japan is in his interests, but the end of TPP is a serious blow.
There is no longer any real hope of deposing Assad. Europe must instead work towards an ugly deal that salvages something for the Syrian people.
“Go and love yourself” is essentially Mr. Trump’s message to his European allies.
What do EU countries think of Donald Trump's victory?
Asian partners and rivals alike will be justifiably nervous at the prospect of a Trump presidency, but they should not read too much into campaign rhetoric.
Before January, Europeans should make preparations to safeguard the UN, again.
If European governments do not take serious steps to secure a good deal with President Trump, they will likely end up with a bad one.
Europeans will not only have to get used to Trump; they will have to look at the world through different eyes.
Mark Leonard speaks with Jeremy Shapiro, Asli Aydintasbas and Josef Janning about reactions to Trump’s electoral triumph from the UK, Germany and Turkey.
The days of US fiscal restraint, and of global trade growth outpacing GDP growth, are now over.
The German government is to step up its efforts to keep Europeans together.
Jeremy Shapiro, ECFR research director and former colleague of Hillary Clinton at the US State Department, gives his first impressions of the election result.
Trump’s worldview is viewed as more likely to accommodate Russia’s ‘spheres of influence’ but his unpredictability is as much a worry for the Kremlin as it is for others.
A Trump presidency and its carefully calculated nonchalance towards Turkey’s domestic situation might regenerate Turkey’s ties with Washington.
Jeremy Shapiro and Leslie Vinjamuri analyse Donald Trump's election victory.
Kyiv’s relationship with Washington could get very bumpy, very quickly.
European leaders are underestimating the danger that Trump presents to the transatlantic alliance and assuming too much continuity in the event of a Clinton presidency.
The transatlantic relationship is likely to face difficult challenges whatever the result of the US election.
Mark Leonard discusses Trump, NATO and the new power couple, Russia and Iran.
After Donald Trump’s failed candidacy, Trumpism lay dormant, awaiting the right messenger. In 2036, that candidate emerged from the most obvious of places: the Trump family.
How will the outcome of the most consequential US election since WWII affect dossiers such as Ukraine and Syria? Thomas Wright of the Brookings Institution gives his analysis.
Democrat’s illness likely to reinforce electorate’s collective sense of despair.
Hillary Clinton is unlikely to have a hawkish foreign policy once she will be president and her priorities will be very different.
Trump’s businessman’s approach to foreign policy promises stability to no one.
Why a presidential victory for Donald Trump might leave Europe having to fend for itself