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Stewart M. Patrick assesses the future of world order, state sovereignty, and multilateral cooperation.

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Leaders pose for a family photo during the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina on November 30, 2018. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Global Perspectives: G20 Leaders Summit

In a new Council of Councils Global Perspective Roundup, experts sum up the outcomes of the recent G20 leaders summit. Read More

December 4, 2018

World Order
Tilting at Straw Men: Secretary Pompeo’s Ridiculous Brussels Speech

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at the European Union and United Nations during a speech in Brussels, offering a disjointed rejoinder to straw man internationalism. 

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November 28, 2018

Argentina
The G20 Tango: What to Expect From the Buenos Aires Summit

This week's G20 summit promises to be a dramatic spectacle. The ongoing U.S.-China trade war, a showdown in the Kerch Strait, and an international murder mystery will be among the intrigues. 

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November 14, 2018

United States
Spare Us the Nationalist Defense of American Sovereignty

The idea that current trends in multilateral cooperation threaten American sovereignty is a red herring. The fundamental reality of modern international life is that global challenges require multilateral cooperation, and the decision to enter into a multilateral arrangement is not an infringement of sovereignty but its expression and embodiment.

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