from International Institutions and Global Governance Program

Like-Minded and Capable Democracies

A New Framework for Advancing a Liberal World Order

January 03, 2013

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Overview

In this International Institutions and Global Governance program Working Paper, Ash Jain traces developments associated with founding a group of democracies to address contemporary global challenges and finds that a D10 composed of like-minded and capable democracies from around the world would provide both an efficient and necessary mechanism to pursue shared interests. Further, Jain contends that such a body "would add a new framework aimed at deepening strategic cooperation" and would allow "the United States and its like-minded allies to best organize for the challenges of today's world."

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