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World Organization Program - External Resources

Research and Analysis:

Experts Urge Governments to Make the UN More Democratic, Democracy Without Borders, September 2021

National Egoism vs. Planetary Responsibility, Joschka Fischer, August 2021

The Elite–Citizen Gap in International Organization Legitimacy, Lisa Dellmuth, Jan Aart Scholte, Jonas Tallberg, and Soetkin Verhaegen, August 2021

Stimson Center promotes a World Summit on Inclusive Global Governance, Democracy Without Borders, June 2021

Globalization Strikes Back, Richard N. Haass, July 2021

The Promise and Anxiety of G20’s Financial Multilateralism, Akshay Mathur, July 2021

From Globalization to Gaiapolitik, Nathan Gardels and Kathleen Miles, July 2021

The Challenges to Democracy In The Digital Age, Nathan Gardels, July 2021

5 Questions for Daniel Deudney on the Geopolitics of Space Exploration, James Pethokoukis, Daniel Deudney, June 2021

Rome’s Moment: Draghi, Multilateralism, and Italy’s New Strategy, Teresa Coratella, Arturo Varvelli, May 2021

Imagining Gaia, the Earth, as 'One Great, Living Organism', Steve Curwood, May 2021

Beyond the Nation-State, Claire Vergerio, May 2021

Francis Fukuyama: Will We Ever Get Beyond The Nation-State? Nils Gilman, Francis Fukuyama, April 2021

The Case for a League of Democracies, Brian Stewart, The Bulwark, May 15, 2020

EU-US Relations on Internet Governance, Emily Taylor and Stacie Hoffman, Chatham House, November 14, 2019

Collective Action in a Fragmented World, Jean-Pisani Ferry, September 2019

Can an "alliance for multilateralism" succeed in a new era of nationalism?, Stewart M. Patrick, September 2019 

Toward a new EU democracy strategy, Ken Godfrey and Richard Youngs, September 2019

A WTO Reform Agenda, Joshua P. Meltzer, September 2019

Greatest threat to U.S. is decline of global leadership, Harlan Ullman and Arnaud de Borchgrave, September 2019

How transatlantic foreign policy cooperation could evolve after Brexit, David Whineray, September 2019

NATO needs a China policy, Helena Legarda and Meia Nouwens, July 2019

Europe uses trade deals to push for climate change action, Martin Sanbu, July 2019

The future of the liberal order is conservative, Jennifer Lind and William C. Wohlforth, July 2019

Russia's strategic priorities, viewed from within, Carl Bildt, June 2019

What is Europe's place in Sino-American Competition?, Luis Simon, February 2019

Mounting pressure on Russia's government budget: Financial and political risks of stagnation, Janis Kluge, February 2019

EU-U.S. trade talks should be about China, Erik Brattberg, January 2019

The coalitions that could hold the EU together, Douglas Webber, December 2018

The misunderstood roots of international order - and why they matter again, James Goldgeier, December 2018

Climate change and the future of democracy, Sam Deese, November 2018

How the ballooning federal debt threatens U.S. defense budget, Dan Keeler, June 2018

How AI could destabilize nuclear deterrence, Elias Groll, April 2018

The best laid plans: How the current international order can handle Trump, Kenneth Weisbrode, April 2018

Should the defense of democracy be America's next global mission?, Judah Grunstein, September 2018

Will immigration sink the EU?, Enrico Colombatto, September 2018

A new authoritarian axis demands an international progressive front, Bernie Sanders, September 2018

The G7 has not been dealt a fatal blow - but the summit did damage, Mohamed El-Erian, June 2018

China's democratic deficit works against the renminbi's power, Financial Times, May 2018

China and Russia push into Iran, exploiting Europe's caution, May 2018

The EU and the global order: contingent liberalism, Richard Youngs and Michael H. Smith, April 2018

China's Relations with U.S. Allies and Partners in Europe, Thomas Wright and Thorsten Benner, Brookings Institution, April 5, 2018

To Preserve the "Liberal World Order," Reform It, Fred Bauer, National Review, April 2, 2018

Democracy in the New Geopolitics, Torrey Taussig and Bruce Jones, Brookings Institution, March 22, 2018

Nuclear Nonproliferation: Six Lessons Not Yet Learned, Pierre Goldschmidt, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, March 20, 2018

China's Massive Government Overhaul: What You Need to Know, Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat, March 14, 2018

The Liberal International Order Mounts a Comeback, Josh Rogin, Washington Post, March 11, 2018

How China Interferes in Australia, and How Democracies Can Push Back, John Garnaut, Foreign Affairs, March 9, 2018

A New Order for the Indo-Pacific, Brahma Chellaney, Project Syndicate, March 9, 2018

Global Democracy Retreats as Authoritarians March Forth, Stewart Patrick, The Hill, March 4, 2018


Sizing up Chinese Investments in Europe, John Seaman et al., The Diplomat, March 1, 2018

Beijing's Vision for a Reshaped International Order, Nadege Rolland, Jamestown Foundation, February 26, 2018

Globalization has Created a Chinese Monster, Emile Simpson, Foreign Policy, February 26, 2018

China's Rise and the Future of the Liberal International Order: Asking the Right Questions, Robert Farley, The Diplomat, February 23, 2018

The Liberal World Order in the Shadow of America First, Stewart Patrick, Council on Foreign Relations, February 21, 2018

How Meddling in Elections is Unraveling the International Liberal Order, Klara Jordan, Atlantic Council, February 21, 2018

It's Time for the World's Democracies to Stand Up for What They Believe In, Vikram J. Singh and Danielle Pletka, Washington Post, February 20, 2018

Europe Ponders How to Curb China's High-Tech Buying Spree, Friso Stevens, The Diplomat, February 16, 2018

China's New Silk Road Conundrum, Jonathan Hillman, Washington Post, February 14, 2018

Is it a Transatlantic, Transpacific, or Eurasian Global Economy?, Nicolas Moes, Bruegel, February 14, 2018

Defending America Means Defending Democracy, Richard Fontaine and Daniel Twining, Foreign Policy, February 13. 2018

There's a Crack Between the U.S. and Europe Over China, Hal Brands, Bloomberg, February 9, 2018

Japan's Own Belt and Road, Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy, February 9, 2018


Time for a New U.S.-India Democracy Partnership, Yamini Aiyar and Lisa Gilbert, The Diplomat, February 8, 2018

Why the United States Won't Do "governance," Daniel L. Byman, Brookings Institution, February 7, 2018

Why is China Buying up Europe's Ports?, Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy, February 2, 2018 


The Point of Sharp Power, Christopher Walker, Project Syndicate, February 1, 2018

Testing the Value of the Postwar International Order, Michael J. Mazaar and Ashley L. Rhoades, RAND, February 2018

U.S. Presence and the Incidence of Conflict, Angela O'Mahony et al., RAND, February 2018

Grand Strategy from Obama to Trump, Hal Brands et al., War on the Rocks, January 31, 2018

In Defense of Democracy, Chris Patten, Project Syndicate, January 30, 2018

Globalization and Chinese Grand Strategy, Aaron L. Friedberg, Survival, January 29, 2018

Is China's Global Hegemony a Foregone Conclusion?, Gabriel Glickman, The Hill, January 29, 2018

How U.S. Allies are Adapting to "America First," Stewart Patrick, Foreign Affairs, January 23, 2018

China's Understanding of the Global Order Shouldn't Be Ours, Aaron Friedberg, Foreign Policy, January 24, 2018

UK-Japan Cooperation in Preserving the Liberal Order, John Hemmings, East-West Center, January 11, 2018

Is Japan Ready for the Quad? Opportunities and Challenges for Tokyo in a Changing Indo-Pacific, Yuki Tasumi, War on the Rocks, January 9, 2018

Re-imagining the World: Reflections on the Future of World Order, Francis J. Gavin, War on the Rocks, January 9, 2018

Liberal Internationalism: Historical Trajectory and Current Prospects, Beate Jahn, Chatham House, January 5, 2018

U.S.–China relations and the Liberal World Order: Contending Elites, Colliding Visions?, Naná de Graaff and Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Chatham House, January 1, 2018

The U.S. National Security Strategy: Implications for the Indo-Pacific, The Diplomat, December 21, 2017

Will the Liberal Order Destroy Itself?, Jennifer Lind, The National Interest, December 18, 2017

Can Asia Escape the Malthusian Trap?, David Vallance, The Diplomat, December 15, 2017

The Dollar's Days as the World's Most Important Currency are Numbered, Barry Eichengreen, Quartz, December 11, 2017

The Globalization of Our Discontent, Joseph Stiglitz, Project Syndicate, December 5, 2017

China at the Gates: A New Power Audit of EU-China Relations, François Godement & Abigaël Vasselier, European Council on Foreign Relations, December 1, 2017

Australia is Worried About America's Ability to Lead, Robert A. Manning, November 30, 2017

The New Geopolitics, Bruce Jones, Brookings Institution, November 28, 2017

What has China Accomplished in Central and Eastern Europe?, Valbona Zeneli, The Diplomat, November 25, 2017

China and the United States are Equals. Now What?, Robert Daly, Wilson Center, November 19, 2017

Abe Propels a Potential Constellation of Democracies, Brahma Chellaney, Japan Times, November 16, 2017

Economists Must Work Harder to Justify Liberal Trade Order, Chris Giles, November 16, 2017

America Can't Win Great-Power Hardball, James Traub, Foreign Policy, November 16, 2017

China has a New Grand Strategy and the West Should be Ready, Dingding Chen, The Diplomat, October 31, 2017

Military Power Alone Cannot Close the Defense Strategy Gap, Michael J. Mazarr, War on the Rocks, October 30, 2017

Ports, Pipelines, Geopolitics: China's New Silk Road is a Challenge for Washington, Charlie Campbell, Time, October 23, 2017

The Demise of Dollar Diplomacy?, Barry Eichengreen, Project Syndicate, October 11, 2017

How Madrid Should Address the Catalonia Crisis, R. Joseph Huddleston, Foreign Affairs, October 6, 2017

We Need a Global League to Protect Against Cyber Threats to Democracy, Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Washington Post, October 5, 2017

Taiwan and Remaking the Case for a League of Democracies, Russell Hsiao, National Interest, September 27, 2017

How Can Europe Contribute to Northeast Asia's Security?, Nicola Casarini, Diplomat, September 21, 2017

Liberal Democracy and the Path to Peace and Security, Madeleine Albright and Medhi Jomaa, Brookings Institution, September 2017

China vs. America: Managing the Next Clash of Civilizations, Graham Allison, Foreign Affairs, August 15, 2017

Globalism and Nationalism: Why Interconnectedness Does Not Threaten Sovereignty, Or Rosenboim, Foreign Affairs, July 10, 2017

The Deconstruction of the West, Andrew A. Michta, American Interest, April 12, 2017

Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order, Henry Kissinger, Wall Street Journal, August 29, 2014


Sketching Out a Future ASEAN-NATO Partnership, Evan A. Laksmana, Jakarta Post, July 26, 2011

Unequal Compliance: The 6th GTA Report, Centre for Global Economic Policy Research, June 23, 2010

Back from the Brink, but a Tough Road Lies Ahead for the G-20, Eswar Prasad, Brookings Institution, June 2010

Making Multilateralism Work: How the G-20 Can Help the United Nations, Bruce Jones, Stanley Foundation, April 2010

Toward a Transatlantic Green New Deal: Tackling the Climate and Economic Crises, Worldwatch Institute for the Heinrich Böll Foundation, 2009

A Shared Vision for Energy and Climate Change: Establishing a Common Transatlantic Agenda, Atlantic Council of the United States, Atlantic Council and Clingendael International Energy Program, May 2009

Global Carbon Trading: A Framework for Reducing Emissions, Mark Lazarowicz, Stationary Office, 2009

The Resurgent Idea of World Government, Campbell Craig, Ethics & International Affairs, July 7, 2008

NATO's Role in the New Security Environment and its Relations with the UN and EU, Benedicte Borel, World Security Network, October 26, 2006


Primary Sources:

Relations with the United Nations, NATO, Updated Regularly

Updated Joint Declaration on UN-NATO Secretariat Cooperation, October 31, 2018

Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report for Policymakers, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (United Nations), 2014

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, United Nations, 1992

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, United Nations, December 10, 1948





Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

United Nations Security Council

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