Joe Biden’s remarks to the virtual Munich Security Conference on February 19 outline the variables that will be at the center of geopolitics over — at least — the next four years, and the enormous importance technology will play.

It should be no surprise us that technology weighs so heavily in geopolitics: it is already present in all aspects of our lives. The growing influence of China, a giant capable of sticking to very long-term strategies instead of varying them, as the democracies do, with the arrival of each new administration, along with the impact of a trade war that was haphazardly launched by the previous occupant of the White House, have led to a rethink of the global situation.

The fundamental difference between the Biden administration and its predecessor is clearly the pursuit of international cooperation. What Donald Trump, with his pathetic and…

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