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We Need A New, More Co-Operative International Order

by Tharman Shanmugaratnam with John B. Taylorvia Financial Times
Thursday, October 11, 2018

We are at a critical juncture. The central challenge is to create a new, co-operative international order for a world that has changed irreversibly: one that is more multipolar, more decentralised in decision-making, and yet more interconnected. We otherwise face the prospect of fragmentation, and the steady weakening of our capacity to respond to the national and collective challenges of the future.