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ZEI Discussion Paper C 254 / 2019

Susanne Baier-Allen: Europe and America

ZEI Discussion Paper C 254 / 2019

In the first two years of the presidency of Donald Trump, relations between Europe and the US have undergone a stress test. With Trump, a new way of doing foreign policy arrived in the White House that upended old principles, the concept of alliances, and the meaning of treaties. Thus, like no other president before him, Trump has undermined the credibility of the US in Europe and cast severe doubts on the reliability of America as an ally. This paper explores the effect that the Trump administration has had on transatlantic relations and tests the proposition that this may be the “new American normal".

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