• US Demands Won’t Lead to the NAFTA of Our Nightmares

    US Demands Won’t Lead to the NAFTA of Our Nightmares

    • July 22, 2017

    On July 17, the United States Trade Representative Office published the Trump administration’s detailed objectives for renegotiating the North American free-trade agreement. Contrary to President Donald Trump’s rhetoric about NAFTA in the past, the objectives document’s overall tone is very …

    READ MORE
  • A New G-20 for a Leaderless World

    A New G-20 for a Leaderless World

    • July 14, 2017

    The US retreat from leadership of liberal multilateralism could open a policy space for new members within a reformed G-20.

     

    The 2017 G-20 summit, normally dull and technical, emerges as a key transition point in global power relations. G-20 …

    READ MORE
  • After Abdication

    After Abdication

    • July 9, 2017

    By Peter Marcus Kristensen

    University of Copenhagen

    American observers of international affairs are currently enmeshed in a debate on the uncertain future of the “US-led liberal international order.” This is, of course, spurred by the election of President Trump and …

    By CIPS
    READ MORE
  • NATO: A Liberal Alliance in an Increasingly Illiberal World?

    NATO: A Liberal Alliance in an Increasingly Illiberal World?

    • July 9, 2017

    By Alexandra Gheciu

    Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa

    In recent weeks, we have witnessed a number of developments designed to signal NATO’s persistent — arguably reinvigorated — role as the key security institution of the …

    READ MORE
  • Liberal Interventionism: The Crisis Within

    Liberal Interventionism: The Crisis Within

    • July 9, 2017

    By Katja Lindskov Jacobsen

    Center for Military Studies, University of Copenhagen

    Liberal interventionism today not only responds to crises in countries experiencing violent conflicts, distress, and disaster. It also responds to a crisis within. This crisis is not simply about …

    By CIPS
    READ MORE
  • Trump’s Genius

    Trump’s Genius

    • July 9, 2017

    For much of the public and the political classes, Donald Trump remains a mystery. The Twitter tirades and legislative fiascos, the constant media feuding, the insults and outrage all seem to reveal a president who is not simply politically inexperienced, …

    READ MORE