GIDEON RACHMAN: The perverse political effects of Covid-19
Both the US and EU may end up being politically strengthened by the pandemic
London — Nothing, it seems, can get in the way of geopolitical rivalry. Not a pandemic, not the collapse of international travel or a worldwide recession.
In different ways China, the US and the EU have all treated Covid-19 as a very public test of their rival approaches to governance — and as part of an international contest for prestige and influence...