Nov 12, 2019
Despite the continuing efforts to resolve the North Korean challenge, there have been no signs that a resolution is near, and North Korea remains a global threat beyond its nuclear ambitions.
Nov 16, 2016
Donald Trump looks on during a campaign rally in Prescott Valley, Arizona, U.S., October 4, 2016 (Mike Sega/Reuters).

Global Perspectives: Rapid Reactions to U.S. Election Results

Editors note: This global perspectives roundup is a new feature of the Council of Councils initiative, gathering opinions from global experts on major international developments. In this edition, Council of Councils members offer their perspectives on the impact of President-Elect Trump on global cooperation and offer some advice for the incoming administration. 

Donald Trump looks on during a campaign rally in Prescott Valley, Arizona, U.S., October 4, 2016 (Mike Sega/Reuters).

Editors note: This global perspectives roundup is a new feature of the Council of Councils initiative, gathering opinions from global experts on major international developments. In this edition, Council of Councils members offer their perspectives on the impact of President-Elect Trump on global cooperation and offer some advice for the incoming administration. 

Dec 18, 2019
World leaders walk off after a family photo session at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan on June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Six Global Summits to Watch in 2020

As the second decade of this century comes to a close, effective multilateral cooperation seems to be on the ropes. The Donald J. Trump administration has abandoned U.S. global leadership, brazen geopolitics have returned with a vengeance, and populist leaders have exploited public dissatisfaction with globalization to chip away at European and broader global integration.

World leaders walk off after a family photo session at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan on June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

As the second decade of this century comes to a close, effective multilateral cooperation seems to be on the ropes. The Donald J. Trump administration has abandoned U.S. global leadership, brazen geopolitics have returned with a vengeance, and populist leaders have exploited public dissatisfaction with globalization to chip away at European and broader global integration.