A new chapter in US-UK ties?
radicals and risk-takers who will stop at nothing to achieve their ends. Clearly they aim to restore the balance shattered by the economic takeover of China and Germany. There are many who are skeptical about this relationship and concerned about what it may bring. They should remember, though, that Europe is running on a system that is in decline and that even the young politicians who emerge every so often soon retreat into the comfort of bureaucracy, European Union regulations and German hegemony – notoriously lacking in any flexibility. The powers that be in the European Union, comprising technocrats and bureaucrats, have been busy analyzing and expounding theories that they hope will offer some insight into what policies Trump intends to pursue or help them erect barriers to May’s efforts to strike a bilateral trade agreement with the United States. So while a new dynamic is developing between the US and the UK, continental European leaders are absorbed by national elections and fighting to stem the influence of the far-right in the Netherlands, France, Germany and perhaps even Italy. What they are actually fighting against, however, is the result of nationalist policies imposed by Germany in the areas of the economy and refugee crisis management. There are also important developments afoot