Multilateralism Just Got a Much-Needed Shot in the Arm

Multilateralism Just Got a Much-Needed Shot in the Arm
Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks during the G-20 leaders’ summit, in Bali, Indonesia, Nov. 15, 2022 (AP photo by Dita Alangkara)

Multilateralism has suffered in the past six years, but for those who consider it to be as essential as it is imperfect, the past week offers some cause for optimism. It’s premature to declare that multilateralism “is back.” But if it does enjoy a resurgence, the past week could be the moment its fortunes began to turn around.

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