Tag: liberal world order

To defend liberal order, Western democracy must compete with alternative models

     

We are witnessing an intellectual transition to a worldview that is in equal parts “naïve, dangerous and ahistorical,” scholars Hal Brands and Charles Edel argue in a “brilliant” new book,… Read more »

Save the power of diplomacy to salvage rules-based world order

     

Two leading commentators fret that “the U.S.-led international order has been so successful for so long, that Americans have come to take it for granted,”  Max Boot writes for the… Read more »

How to push back against neo-authoritarianism

     

With neo-authoritarianism on the rise, the old assumptions undergirding a common set of Western values just won’t do, a prominent analyst suggests. Framing the primary goal of American strategy as… Read more »

Anchoring democratic values? Taking stock of shifting world order

     

During World War II and beyond, the United States was always the anchor of democratic values and an international world order that secured peace and prosperity. What happens when the… Read more »

‘Bucking the Democratic Recession’: countering threats to the liberal order

     

The United States must remain engaged in the struggle for democracy as a global leader, not only for moral, but also for national security reasons, according to a new report…. Read more »

Decaying democracy? Nothing inevitable about liberal world order

     

The liberal world order is neither inherently universal, nor is it the inevitable path of societies across the globe, argues Stratfor’s senior analyst, Rodger Baker: Like the ideals of democracy… Read more »

Democratic malaise ‘a byproduct of liberal world order’s success’?

     

It is easy to view developments over the last few years as a rebuke to the theory of liberalism and as a sign of the eclipse of liberal democracies and… Read more »

Transatlantic rift: ‘lining up with authoritarians instead of democracies’?

     

President Donald Trump departs Tuesday on a four-nation tour amid simmering disputes over trade and military spending with fellow Western democracies and speculation about whether he will rebuke or embrace… Read more »

‘Backlash to liberal democracy’ threatens Western order

     

In the aftermath of World War II, the victorious Western countries forged institutions — NATO, the European Union, and the World Trade Organization — that aimed to keep the peace… Read more »