Kenya’s 2017 Electoral Impasse a Severe Test to Global Peacebuilding Orthodoxy
America’s new world order is officially dead! This is the shattering, but unanimous verdict of world media this week, from Tokyo (Japan Times) to London (the influential Economist Magazine) and New York (Bloomberg).
The plight of America’s efforts to globalize the liberal international order has very little to do with President Donald Trump—or his all-consuming presidency and controversies. It is a systemic crisis of liberalism globally.
Angela Merkel, elected for the fourth consecutive time as German Chancellor (and by the way, Germany direly needs a term limit!) is far and away the West’s best-positioned leader to assume the mantle of what remains of the liberal order.