PARIS • Imagine Europe as a target on a radar screen and you can see the warning alerts flashing red and ubiquitous. Europe is undergoing a multi-pronged, hybrid attack. The assailants do not coordinate and their goals may vary.
But what these flashing signs represent is clear: In the new great-power competition between the United States, China and Russia, Europe has become prey. Its political allegiance to a weakening West, its internal divisions, its attractive assets and its market of 500 million consumers make it an ideal target.