Tuesday, June 30, 2015
  1. Renovating the World Order

    Dominique Moisi

    Renovating the World Order

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     proposes fixes to the international system aimed at stemming rising violence and chaos worldwide.

    fighters in Iraq Jacob Simkin/ZumaPress

    As violent conflicts and crises intensify worldwide, from Africa to Asia, it is becoming abundantly clear that there is no longer a guarantor of order – not international law or even a global hegemon – that countries view as legitimate and credible. The international system is clearly in need of an overhaul. READ MORE

  2. Serenity in the South China Sea

    Gareth Evans

    Serenity in the South China Sea

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     believes that the US needs to distinguish between what it can change and what it cannot.

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    Managing the US-China relationship in general, and the South China Sea in particular, requires, above all, keeping official rhetoric under control. Lines will need to be drawn, but wise leaders will focus on cooperative diplomatic solutions, playing military cards to the minimum extent possible. READ MORE

  3. Shelter from the Storm in Europe

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Shelter from the Storm in Europe

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     worries that the three major crises that the EU now faces will converge into a devastating disaster.

    Newsart for Shelter from the Storm in Europe David Kingham/Flickr

    To secure a prosperous future, Europe must confront three distinct challenges: the Greek crisis, Russia’s incursion in Ukraine, and the rise of populist political parties. While Europe could address each of these challenges individually with relatively little risk, all three must be addressed simultaneously. READ MORE

  4. A European Role in Palestine?

    Chris Patten

    A European Role in Palestine?

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     urges the EU to offset America’s evident withdrawal from the peace process.

    Palestine School Damage Gaza War Mohammed Asad/ZumaPress

    Israel and Palestine are trapped in a bloody cul-de-sac, which is catastrophic for Palestinians and increasingly dangerous for Israel. That is why the EU – whether Israel likes it or not – should offset America’s evident withdrawal from the peace process and assume a serious role in reviving prospects for a two-state solution. READ MORE

  5. Japan Stands Up

    Yuriko Koike

    Japan Stands Up

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     explains why her country is no longer content to sit on the diplomatic sidelines.

    shinzo abe Danil Shamkin/ZumaPress

    At the recent G-7 summit in Germany, Japan broke with tradition, no longer content to sit on the diplomatic sidelines. At long last, Japan is constructing a foreign policy that reflects not only the global weight of its economy, but also the impact of faraway events on its national security. READ MORE

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