Global Politics: Is Anyone in Charge?

Donald Trump’s America First philosophy and his retreat from international alliances led pundits to dub Germany’s Angela Merkel the new leader of the free world, but today’s global leadership appears more muddled than ever, especially as Brexit and unrest in Italy threatens the integrity of the European Union. Across the Pacific and Africa, countries are being forced to reckon with — and are sometimes embracing — China’s rising influence. Where should the world look for leadership in an increasingly multipolar world? Underwritten by Southern Company.

Festival: 2018

Share this page

Audio/Video: Diplomacy

In an age of cyber warfare, where weapons are simply Internet-connected devices, are we prepared to face the evolving... See more
The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer is the company’s 16th annual global survey, measuring trust in key institutions—... See more
As a ceasefire between Ukraine and Russia wearily sustains, Ukraine’s government still feels the two-year-old burn of... See more
In Being Nixon, Evan Thomas peels away the layers of the complex, confounding figure who became America’s 37th... See more
From global health threats to the refugee crisis, to privacy and cybersecurity, international organizations and the... See more
When Obama drew his now infamous “red line” in August of 2012, the world closely observed. Chemical weapons and barrel... See more

Pages