Virtual Meeting

Challenges Facing the Global Order

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Speakers

President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO (2009–2013); CFR Member

Associate Director for Research and Senior Research Scholar, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

Director, Strategic Futures Group, National Intelligence Council

Presider

Associate Editor and Senior National Security Correspondent, Washington Post; CFR Member

Panelists discuss trends and uncertainties that will shape the future global strategic environment for the United States, including great power competition, climate change, and emerging technologies, and how they will affect international cooperation and global governance. 

Top Stories on CFR

European Union

With Chancellor Angela Merkel stepping down after sixteen years in office, the leadership of Germany, and the EU, is wide open. What is Merkel’s legacy, and what comes next?

United Nations General Assembly

U.S. President Joe Biden made his first address before the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. His message, both to his domestic and foreign audiences, was clear: The United States is back and at the ready. 

Somalia

Reflections on the shortcoming of U.S. policy in Afghanistan have brought lessons that can be used to rethink American policy toward Somalia.