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谁有资格领导国际机构?

发自牛津——联合国正在甄选下一任秘书长,世界银行行长的职位正虚位以待,而世界卫生组织也在物色一位新带头人,其他一些国际组织也面临着类似的状况。在这个美国及其盟国之间的利益冲突伴随着中国和俄罗斯的崛起一道破坏全球合作的时代,最重要的问题莫过于该有谁来填补这些空缺。

在过去,选择合适候选人的过程反映了各国之间的竞争以及哪些人在各国政府,非政府组织和媒体眼中最受欢迎的拉票角逐。虽然这显然不是最好的办法,幸而一家独大的美国愿意且能够把这些国际机构拧成一股绳,使得各方依然能实现合作。

如今,美国总统候选人唐纳德·特朗普捉摸不定的言论及其在支持者中鼓吹的进一步孤立主义立场令全球其他国家紧张不已,担心美国在世界上扮演的角色发生剧变。而深层次的经济挑战,英国脱欧日期的临近以及各国民粹主义政治力量的日益膨胀也让美国在欧洲盟国陷于风雨飘摇的状态,。

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