Mon, Jun 1, 2020

Taking stock: Where are geopolitics headed in the COVID-19 era?

The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed pressure points in the global order and threatens to unravel the rules-based international system. This paper examines the geopolitical implications of the pandemic by identifying key strategic shocks and tensions exacerbated by the virus. It also identifies uncertainties for the global order and provides policy recommendations for how the United States and its allies should address the pandemic.

Issue Brief by Jeffrey Cimmino, Matthew Kroenig, and Barry Pavel

China Coronavirus

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

A global strategy for shaping the post-COVID-19 world

The COVID-19 pandemic is an acute public health and economic crisis that is further destabilizing an already weakened rules-based international system. With cooperation, determination, and resolve, however, the United States and its allies can recover from the crisis and revitalize an adapted rules-based system to bring about decades of future freedom, peace, and prosperity.

Atlantic Council Strategy Paper Series by Jeffrey Cimmino, Rebecca Katz, Matthew Kroenig, Josh Lipsky, Barry Pavel

China Coronavirus

Barry Pavel (Senior Vice President and Director, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council) speaks at the Atlantic Council event, Reports Launch: Shaping the Post-COVID-19 World Together.

Geopolitics

The coronavirus pandemic presents a substantial shock to the postwar order, established by the United States and its allies, which for the past 75 years has promoted liberal democratic values, an open global economy, and formal institutional bodies backed by powerful democratic states.

This framework is a preliminary look at the geopolitical implications of a crisis that is still unfolding. It begins by outlining health and economic prospects of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as implications of the United States’ global leadership in weathering the storm.

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Sat, Jul 31, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: We’re not in the clear yet, so here’s what to read while you wait

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which there are plenty of bookworms.

The future is here by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Education

Sat, Jul 24, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: The UK ‘pingdemic,’ the lambda variant, and a post-pandemic rebuild based on empathy

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which the way we build the future will take some imagination.

The future is here by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy

Sat, Jul 17, 2021

The post-COVID world this week: France’s step back from normal, South Korea’s slow down, and the urban exodus we didn’t see

What can we expect from a post-COVID world after a pandemic that has reshaped international affairs? A world in which the great metropolises of the Western world are still standing, despite this major pandemic myth.

The future is here by Andrew R. Marshall

Coronavirus Politics & Diplomacy