Monthly Archives: May 2012

Getting to the “GUTS” of the G8 Leaders Summit

      [To all my US colleagues - a happy and safe Memorial Day holiday] Two of my colleagues at the Brookings Institution and NYU – Thomas Wright and Bruce Jones – had occasion in the Argument section of Foreignpolicy.com … Continue reading

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The False Promise of Like-Mindedness

      Observers of global summitry recognize how difficult it is “kill off” a summitry settings.  In 2009 when the United States was eager to promote the newly minted permanent “high table” of economic global governance – the G20 … Continue reading

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Global Summitry in the Context of Global Governance – But Distinct

  As mentioned in the last blog post I was in Princeton revelling in the company of colleagues on the question of liberal internationalism – its present and future.  Not content with such a feast of expert views, this last … Continue reading

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Discussing Intensely the Future of Liberal Internationalism

    I had the great pleasure of returning to Princeton this past weekend to reprise the global governance workshop – and we’ve fortunately switched it from January to May.  This was the third edition.  With the partners in place … Continue reading

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