Roberto DE PRIMIS is a US specialist, researcher at the Raoul Dandurand Chair at the Université du Québec à Montréal and visiting professor at the Sorbonne.

A few hours before his swearing in, Donald Trump remains an enigma on the international scene. The Chancelleries are waiting for him. Just like the Presidents of the Council, the Commission and the European Parliament, who, until now, have only exchanged by telegram with the 45th American President.

For more than 20 years, American Presidents have adopted an increasingly transatlantic and transpacific attitude; Donald Trump does not seem to be reversing this trend. His eyes constantly point to Beijing with a unique stopover in Moscow. Over the next 4 years, at least, only the United States, China and Russia will be on the international scene.

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