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Assault on US democracy will amplify geopolitical dysfunction

Joe Biden faces herculean task restoring public trust in government institutions

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President-elect Joe Biden addresses the protests taking place in Washington at a news conference in Wilmington, Delaware on Jan. 6: a country divided among itself cannot lead others.   © Reuters

Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media and author of Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism.

Eurasia Group released our annual Top Risks this week, and just like last year, the United States ranks at the top of the list. Unlike last year though, our concerns for the U.S. extend far beyond the next calendar year.

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