Staying out of the neighborly quarrel between the US and China is no option for Europe as both countries are doing their best to involve it. Picture by Akarat Phasura via 123rf.

Europe’s position in the US-China trade conflict: It’s the exports, stupid

As Washington and Beijing do battle over trade, Europe is seen to be in a strategic dilemma. Maximilian Kärnfelt says this ignores a simple political calculation that favors the US.