The current financial crisis is likely to further reshuffle the deck in the competition for global power. Just what that new order will look like is difficult to foresee. But a closer look at the impact of the crisis on military, economic and other less tangible forms of power can offer some ideas about the possible range of strategic and geopolitical outcomes.
From the Rubble: The Post-Crisis Order
The global economic crisis is forcing governments to balance the need for coordinated action with national interests. The resulting tension between cooperation and competition will determine the contours of the global order that emerges in the aftermath. WPR examines The Post-Crisis Order.
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Amid the most severe crisis the world economy has seen in nearly a century, the International Monetary Fund finds itself between danger and opportunity: Danger lurks in emergent alternatives to the fund; opportunity lies in reform. Despite its renewed relevance, it is far from certain that the fund will continue to fulfill its role unchallenged.