The emergence of non-democratic powers and tensions in the Atlantic Alliance over disagreements on global issues raise doubts about the ability of 'the West' to lead the international political system.
At a roundtable in Paris, experts discussed the future of strategy in Afghanistan, asking whether security or development should be prioritised first.
Preventing an Indian-Pakistani war, investigating the LeT, and Indian law and order in the aftermath of the Mumbai attacks, with Ashley J. Tellis.
U.S. Ambassador to NATO on the development of a grand transatlantic strategy to Afghanistan, with a comprehensive approach to reconstruction and security in the region as a whole.
The situation in the Middle East is set to deteriorate. The European policy community assessed past European action in the region, lessons learnt, and a future strategy.
Europe-wide discussions on the emerging Gulf economies, domestic political reform, sovereign wealth funds and the potential of Gulf investment to contribute to a solution for the financial crisis.
Jessica T. Mathews on Obama's victory, transatlantic cooperation and U.S. foreign policy during the next administration.
David Rothkopf on how the financial crisis will lead the Obama administration to emphasize multilateralism.
Panel of experts, including Kemal Dervis, on the global implications of the financial crisis.
Jessica T. Mathews, Tom Burke and Laurence Tubiana on what the EU and the U.S. need to do to address climate change.