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A World in Disarray - American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order

Richard Haass

"A valuable primer on foreign policy: a primer that concerned citizens of all political persuasions-not to mention the president and his advisers-could benefit from reading." -The New York Times An examination of a world increasingly defined by disorder and a United States unable to shape the world in its image, from the president of the Council on Foreign Relations Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. The rules, policies, and institutions that have guided the world since World War II have largely run their course. Respect for sovereignty alone cannot uphold order in an age defined by global challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace. Meanwhile, great power rivalry is returning. Weak states pose problems just as confounding as strong ones. The United States remains the world's strongest country, but American foreign policy has at times made matters worse, both by what the U.S. has done and by what it has failed to do. The Middle East is in chaos, Asia is threatened by China's rise and a reckless North Korea, and Europe, for decades the world's most stable region, is now anything but. As Richard Haass explains, the election of Donald Trump and the unexpected vote for "Brexit" signals that many in modern democracies reject important aspects of globalization, including borders open to trade and immigrants. In A World in Disarray, Haass argues for an updated global operating system-call it world order 2.0-that reflects the reality that power is widely distributed and that borders count for less. One critical element of this adjustment will be adopting a new approach to sovereignty, one that embraces its obligations and responsibilities as well as its rights and protections. Haass also details how the U.S. should act towards China and Russia, as well as in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He suggests, too, what the country should do to address its dysfunctional politics, mounting debt, and the lack of agreement on the nature of its relationship with the worl

"A valuable primer on foreign policy: a primer that concerned citizens of all political persuasions-not to mention the president and his advisers-could benefit from reading." -The New York Times An examination of a world increasingly defined by disorder and a United States unable to shape the world in its image, from the president of the Council on Foreign Relations Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. The rules, policies, and institutions that have guided the world since World War II have largely run their course. Respect for sovereignty alone cannot uphold order in an age defined by global challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace. Meanwhile, great power rivalry is returning. Weak states pose problems just as confounding as strong ones. The United States remains the world's strongest country, but American foreign policy has at times made matters worse, both by what the U.S. has done and by what it has failed to do. The Middle East is in chaos, Asia is threatened by China's rise and a reckless North Korea, and Europe, for decades the world's most stable region, is now anything but. As Richard Haass explains, the election of Donald Trump and the unexpected vote for "Brexit" signals that many in modern democracies reject important aspects of globalization, including borders open to trade and immigrants. In A World in Disarray, Haass argues for an updated global operating system-call it world order 2.0-that reflects the reality that power is widely distributed and that borders count for less. One critical element of this adjustment will be adopting a new approach to sovereignty, one that embraces its obligations and responsibilities as well as its rights and protections. Haass also details how the U.S. should act towards China and Russia, as well as in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He suggests, too, what the country should do to address its dysfunctional politics, mounting debt, and the lack of agreement on the nature of its relationship with the worl
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"A valuable primer on foreign policy: a primer that concerned citizens of all political persuasions-not to mention the president and his advisers-could benefit from reading." -The New York Times An examination of a world increasingly defined by disorder and a United States unable to shape the world in its image, from the president of the Council on Foreign Relations Things fall apart; the center cannot hold. The rules, policies, and institutions that have guided the world since World War II have largely run their course. Respect for sovereignty alone cannot uphold order in an age defined by global challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace. Meanwhile, great power rivalry is returning. Weak states pose problems just as confounding as strong ones. The United States remains the world's strongest country, but American foreign policy has at times made matters worse, both by what the U.S. has done and by what it has failed to do. The Middle East is in chaos, Asia is threatened by China's rise and a reckless North Korea, and Europe, for decades the world's most stable region, is now anything but. As Richard Haass explains, the election of Donald Trump and the unexpected vote for "Brexit" signals that many in modern democracies reject important aspects of globalization, including borders open to trade and immigrants. In A World in Disarray, Haass argues for an updated global operating system-call it world order 2.0-that reflects the reality that power is widely distributed and that borders count for less. One critical element of this adjustment will be adopting a new approach to sovereignty, one that embraces its obligations and responsibilities as well as its rights and protections. Haass also details how the U.S. should act towards China and Russia, as well as in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. He suggests, too, what the country should do to address its dysfunctional politics, mounting debt, and the lack of agreement on the nature of its relationship with the worl

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dan Woren

Length:

8h 54m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:12


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:52


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:02


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:26


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:25


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:36


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:06


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:55


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:59


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:12


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:29


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:04


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:07


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:14


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:06


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

09:00


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

09:00


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

08:26


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:35


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:14


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:00


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:04


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:16


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:19


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:47


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:12


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

08:43


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:55


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:04


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:46


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:51


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:50


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:42


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:08


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:33


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

08:58


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:16


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:10


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:54


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:20


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:16


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:54


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:34


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:42


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:07


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:03


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:36


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:51


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:24


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:18


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:43


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:46


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

07:50


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:09


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:38


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:49


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

06:42


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:10


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

07:51


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

08:59


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:52


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:28


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:44


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:44


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:30


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

07:13


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:10


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

00:35