Western ‘leadership’ over past 30 years has been a disaster for much of the world
Now, it seems, the G7 answer is to blame many of the world’s problems on China with the U.S. pushing G7 partners to become allies in a costly and dangerous new Cold War. The challenge is for the G7 to lead by example, not self-serving xenophobia or nostalgia, boastfulness or protectionism.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson, pictured June 11, 2021, walking with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, followed by France's President Emmanuel Macron, U.S President Joe Biden, and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, during the G7 Leaders Summit in Carbis Bay, U.K. Photograph courtesy of Flickr/Simon Dawson/No. 10 Downing Street