Can Trump’s Successor Save the Liberal International Order?

Can Trump’s Successor Save the Liberal International Order?
President Donald Trump walks toward Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Washington, Feb. 7, 2020 (AP photo by Patrick Semansky).

A robust economy, the turmoil of the Iowa caucuses and President Donald Trump’s strong poll numbers in the wake of his acquittal in his impeachment trial have lengthened the odds than any Democratic rival will beat him at the ballot box in November. Yet should one of them pull off this audacious feat, the new president will face another colossal challenge: reviving the liberal international order that Trump has done so much to disparage and dismantle. How will he or she do that? Start by reconsolidating the West, giving globalization a human face and bolstering support for democracy and human […]

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