December 20, 2017
The Trump administration’s approach to ten critical global summits in the year ahead will show whether its pullback from multilateralism in 2017 was an aberration or the start of a new normal.
December 24, 2015
CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick previews major summits in the coming year.
May 15, 2012
The upcoming NATO summit will include talks on the endgame in Afghanistan, a new smart defense doctrine, and bolstering global partnerships, all of it colored by fundamental questions about the role …
November 2, 2011
G20 leaders will be tested this week to act on sovereign debt crises and potential global economic upheaval. Stewart Patrick says a proper response would be for leaders to follow their own promises f…
September 20, 2011
This year’s daunting UN challenges for President Obama: navigating the Palestinian statehood thicket and convincing Americans that UN diplomacy matters, writes CFR’s Stewart Patrick.
May 27, 2011
The G8 summit affirmed the group’s importance as a U.S. partner as it seeks a common front on the "Arab Spring" uprisings, and in forging collective action on human rights and security matters, says …
April 27, 2011
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy and Jared Mondschein assess the rise of online activism in China and what it means for the country’s political system.
June 18, 2010
The upcoming G8 and G20 conferences mark a shift to a "multipolar age," particularly if the G20 is able to agree on a continuing path to a stable global recovery, says CFR’s Stewart Patrick.
January 11, 2010
The Christmas bomb attempt on a Detroit-bound plane has raised new concerns about "ungoverned spaces." But CFR’s Stewart Patrick argues that the term fails to address the real security concerns prese…
November 10, 2009
China has benefited enormously from Western-dominated global structures, writes CFR’s Stewart Patrick, and Washington now expects it to contribute more significantly to world order.