Next World Order
International order, as we’ve known it for more than 70 years, is in flux. With changing alliances, abandoned treaties, disputes over globalism versus nationalism, and the rise of authoritarian rule, liberal democracy is deteriorating. Populist movements in Europe, America, and beyond are fueled, in part, by deep-seated grievances. Those movements have led to Brexit and unrest in Italy and Austria — putting the European Union’s cohesion at risk. Throughout much of Africa and the Pacific, countries are grappling with China’s rising influence. What is the role of the United States in maintaining, replacing, or abandoning the current international system? What will come next and who will thrive?