RUSI's Karin von Hippel: Global balance of power changes with US decline

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The result is that western countries are going to have to “try a bit harder than they have in the past” to gain support that they previously took for granted, said Karin von Hippel, director general of the London-based Royal United Services Institute. “There needs to be a bit more listening, which is maybe not a bad thing,” she added. Furthermore, she said other powers, including Saudi Arabia and UAE, were able to “have a bigger voice” in world politics.