in this issue:
Global Alliances: Tankers and Yachts
– Baroness Catherine Ashton
With two distinct models of collaboration, world leaders must create a hybrid approach that can best address today’s challenges.
Maneuvering the United Nations in Shifting Global Waters
– Ambassador John Negroponte (Retired) and Ambassador Mark A. Green (Retired)
With the emergence of more nimble coalitions, how can the UN meet the challenges of today?
A Cacophony of Partnerships
– William Pomeranz
Peeling away the layers of Russian foreign policy reveals a revolving door of coalition partners that cannot distract from Putin’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine.
– Michael Kugelman and Ambassador Nirupama Rao (Ret.)
Having long avoided formal alliances, the South Asian country offers a useful case study of how a nation can leverage informal global partnerships to pursue strategic objectives.
Reinventing Security and Cooperation in Europe
– Robin S. Quinville, Philip T. Reeker, and Jason C. Moyer
By taking lessons from NATO, the OSCE could be more effective in responding to today's complex challenges.
Multilateralism in the Americas
– Richard E. Feinberg
A long and creative history of alliance diplomacy.
The G7 Alliance’s Expanding Effectiveness
– John Kirton
The major democratic powers remain united and swift—even as new partnerships emerge.