How Geopolitics Will Play Out After Trump’s Victory

Environmental activists stage a protest against President-elect Donald Trump at the Climate Conference, known as COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a “hoax” alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists and raised questions about whether America, once again, would pull out of an international climate deal.
Environmental activists stage a protest against President-elect Donald Trump at the Climate Conference, known as COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco. The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists and raised questions about whether America, once again, would pull out of an international climate deal. Mosa’ab Elshamy / AP Photo
Environmental activists stage a protest against President-elect Donald Trump at the Climate Conference, known as COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a “hoax” alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists and raised questions about whether America, once again, would pull out of an international climate deal.
Environmental activists stage a protest against President-elect Donald Trump at the Climate Conference, known as COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco. The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" alarmed environmentalists and climate scientists and raised questions about whether America, once again, would pull out of an international climate deal. Mosa’ab Elshamy / AP Photo

How Geopolitics Will Play Out After Trump’s Victory

In the aftermath of President-elect Donald Trump’s surprising win, experts will grapple with the geopolitical ramifications of a Trump Administration. We turn to historian and security expert, John Mearsheimer, for analysis on potential shifts in U.S. policy with Iraq and Cuba, relations with China and Russia and climate change.

Mearsheimer is a professor of political science at the University of Chicago and the author of Tragedy of Great Power Politics and Why Leaders Lie: The Truth about Lying in International Politics.