Global Governance

  • Event
    Japan’s “Swing State” Diplomacy in Southeast Asia
    James L. Schoff, Tsutomu Kikuchi, Tamotsu Fukuda March 18, 2014 Washington, DC

    In an unprecedented display of proactive foreign policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited all ten ASEAN nations during his first year in office and hosted a special ASEAN leadership summit in Tokyo.

  • Event
    The Myth of ASEAN Centrality
    Vikram Nehru, Donald Weatherbee February 20, 2014 Washington, DC

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) occupies a central position in Southeast Asia’s institutional architecture. But recent challenges have cast doubt on ASEAN’s ability to provide a common strategic vision for its ten members.

  • Event
    Managing China’s Rise
    Nicholas Eberstadt, Eric Edelman, Arvind Subramanian, Michael Swaine, Ashley J. Tellis January 22, 2014 Washington, DC

    The United States must confront the uncomfortable reality that China’s economic and military might may eventually rival or even surpass its own.

  • Event
    Dhaka at a Crossroads: Foreign Minister Dipu Moni on Bangladesh’s Uncertain Future
    Jessica Tuchman Mathews, Dipu Moni September 5, 2013 Washington DC

    As Bangladesh prepares to elect representatives to its tenth parliament, the country is at a crossroads.

  • Event
    IEA Report Launch: Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map
    Fatih Birol, David Burwell, Daniel Poneman, Andrew Steer, Polly Trottenberg June 21, 2013 Washington, DC

    The International Energy Agency's special report, Redrawing the Energy-Climate Map, seeks to bring climate change back into the spotlight and provide analysis and insights intended to support great climate action by all nations.

  • Event
    Renewed Ambitions for NATO
    Jan Techau, Ambassador Ivo Daalder June 17, 2013 Cercle Royal Gaulois, Rue de la Loi 5, 1000 Brussels

    Marking the end of his tenure as U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO, Ambassador Ivo H. Daalder discussed some of the key challenges facing the Alliance.

  • Event
    Varieties of Democracy: Global Standards, Local Knowledge
    Michael Coppedge, Staffan Lindberg, Massimo Tommasoli, Richard Youngs May 30, 2013 Washington, DC

    The global diversity of democratic political system continues to pose practical and analytical challenges to policymakers, advocates and researchers. A new collaborative effort seeks to provide a comprehensive and rigorous approach to the measurement of democracy around the world.

  • Event
    Transatlantic Relations: Perspectives from Washington
    Stephen Flanagan April 18, 2013 Beijing

    As NATO decreases its involvement in Afghanistan and Libya and Washington shifts its attention to Asia, the future of U.S.-European transatlantic security has become a matter of debate amongst policymakers.

  • Event
    NATO and China: Perceptions and Prospective Partnerships
    Stephen Flanagan, Paul Haenle, Gao Hua, Li Weiwei, Shi Zhiqin, Su Hao April 9, 2013 Beijing

    As the world’s focus shifts towards East Asia, multilateral institutions like NATO are seeking to increase their involvement and cooperation with China.

  • Event
    America’s Second-Longest War: Taking Stock
    Jessica Tuchman Mathews, Ryan Crocker, Emma Sky, Linda J. Bilmes, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Major General H.R. McMaster, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Samir Sumaida’ie March 21, 2013 Washington, DC

    Ten years after the invasion of Iraq, it is important to examine Iraq’s trajectory today, the war’s cost, and the geopolitical lessons learned.

  • Op-Ed
    Erdoğan Is the Victor But He is Not Yet Almighty
    Sinan Ülgen August 11, 2014 Financial Times

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s transition to the Turkish presidency is a turning point in the nation’s politics; the question is what path he will lead the country down now.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    Malaysia and Ukraine
    Dmitri Trenin July 18, 2014

    The downing of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane over Eastern Ukraine catapults the crisis there onto the global plane. The tragic and sudden loss of so many innocent lives should put a final point to the armed conflict—or it may put the international conflict over Ukraine on a much higher and more dangerous level.

  • Op-Ed
    Iran, Russia, and the Ukrainian Crisis
    Alexei Arbatov July 17, 2014 National Interest

    The fundamental dilemma of Moscow’s policy lies in whether it is worth cooperating to achieve a comprehensive agreement with Iran, which would primarily be a success for the United States, under conditions of confrontation with the West over Ukraine.

  • Paper
    The Ukraine Crisis and the Resumption of Great-Power Rivalry
    Dmitri Trenin July 9, 2014

    Russia has stepped forward in Ukraine to protect its vital interests—which the West saw as aggression by a revisionist power. The ensuing conflict will last long and have an impact far beyond Europe.

  • Op-Ed
    Time for NATO to Look Inward
    Eugene Rumer July 8, 2014 European Leadership Network Русский

    The Wales summit will be NATO’s most difficult test in a generation, but in the wake of the Ukraine crisis, NATO is finally treating the issue of enlargement with the seriousness it deserves.

  • Article
    The EU and Global (Dis)Order
    Richard Youngs July 2, 2014

    With the current liberal world order under threat, it is high time the EU fine-tuned the ways in which it defends its core principles.

  • Other Publications
    Russia, Ukraine, and the West: Is Confrontation Inevitable?
    Chrystia Freeland, Michael McFaul, John Mearsheimer, Dmitri Trenin, Roger Cohen June 25, 2014 Chatham House

    Ukraine is the most important strategic issue for Russia, and Putin, who mistrusts the West, worries that NATO enlargement may concern Ukraine.

  • Strategic Europe
    Judy Asks: Should the EU Worry About the Arctic?
    Judy Dempsey June 25, 2014

    Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

  • Paper
    Corruption: The Unrecognized Threat to International Security
    Working Group on Security and Corruption, Sarah Chayes June 6, 2014 عربي

    Acute, structured government corruption impacts many of the West’s security priorities. But the role it plays in exacerbating international insecurity is often overlooked.

  • Eurasia Outlook
    The Ukrainian Crisis and Iranian Negotiations
    Alexei Arbatov May 29, 2014

    A number of complex questions remain unresolved as negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program enter their final stage. The main question is whether the cooperation between Russia and the West would continue at the previous levels in the midst of the crisis in Ukraine.


Carnegie Experts on Global Governance

  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Europe Program

    Adebahr is an associate in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. His research focuses on European foreign policy.

  • Ulrich Speck
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Speck is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the European Union’s foreign policy and Europe’s strategic role in a changing global environment.


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