Global Governance
An overhead view of the UN Security Council meeting room, with members and staff seated in a semicircle
How to Reform the UN Without Amending Its Charter

Nonamendment reform can enable the body to meet the challenges of the moment when the Security Council is paralyzed by the veto.

· July 15, 2024
Do We Need Planetary Institutions to Solve Problems? Insights from Children of a Modest Star
June 6, 2024

In a groundbreaking new book rooted in history and earth science, scholars Jonathan Blake and Nils Gilman advocate a paradigm shift toward “multiscalar” global governance that would transfers significant political authority from national governments to planetary institutions, as well as to localities. 

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Don’t Go to War With the ICC: America Can Help Israel Without Attacking the Court

If the United States and Israel truly believe there is no legal basis for the charges by the International Criminal Court, they should call the ICC prosecutor’s bluff. Israel should launch a genuine investigation of its own. 

· May 24, 2024
Foreign Affairs
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Aaron David Miller on ICC Seeking Arrest Warrants

A conversation on the International Criminal Court seeking arrest warrants for leaders of Hamas, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and other Israeli officials.

· May 22, 2024
Bloomberg Television
Brazilian President Lula da Silva, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov raise their clasped hands at the 2023 BRICS summit.
A Closer Look at the Global South

The revival of the concept signals enduring frustration with inequalities embedded in the global order.

· May 20, 2024