Today at WPR, we’re covering the United Nations’ response to the Israel-Hamas war and a ransomware attack on the British Library.
But first, we’re taking this week to highlight the major trends in global affairs that shaped 2023—and which will likely shape 2024. Yesterday we looked at the global security order. Today we’ll look at the global economic order.
Deglobalization: For more than half a decade, the global order has been in flux. It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact moment it started, but alarm bells began ringing in 2016, with the surge of far-right parties in Europe, the Brexit referendum in Britain and the election of Donald Trump as president in the United States.