Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
After the annus horribilis that was 2016, most political observers believe that the liberal world order is in serious trouble.That makes it hard to say what will happen to it.When the West, and especially the United States, dominated the world, the liberal order was pretty much whatever they said it was.As global power has shifted from the West to the "rest," the liberal world order has become an increasingly contested idea, with rising powers like Russia, China and India increasingly challenging Western perspectives.This is not to say that the liberal world order is an entirely obscure concept. Some claim that the West overreached in creating Liberal Order 2.0 . But even Trump's America still needs Liberal Order 1.0 – and the multilateralism that underpins it. The West collectively has the power to uphold Liberal Order 1.0 .
Will Iran conflict break the West?
How Europe can become a global player
The end of
Players and pawns
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE