Future of Geopolitics Program
The rules-based international order is under considerable pressure from both internal and external forces. While terrorism and malign activities by rogue states such as Iran and North Korea remain a significant challenge, powers like China and Russia are actively working to undermine the very norms and rules that have governed the international system for the better part of a century. At the same time, skeptical publics on both sides of the Atlantic question the benefit of the international system their countries helped create. The coronavirus crisis is compounding these trends, and the accompanying political dynamics are reshaping geopolitics. GMF’s Future of Geopolitics program conducts analysis and convenes workshops and conferences on the changing global landscape and its implications for the transatlantic relationship.
The Future of Geopolitics Program in Focus:
GMF’s Future of Geopolitics Program addresses these developments through its Global Disorder and Across America programming.
GMF’s Global Disorder work focuses on research and analysis surrounding the numerous global challenges currently facing Europe and the United States. With a global pandemic in full swing and many countries around the world taking a “go it alone” approach, the international institutions that make up the rules-based order are under more strain than ever before. Beyond addressing a broad array of geopolitical challenges shaping the transatlantic relationship, GMF’s Global Disorder work specifically examines and unpacks the geostrategic consequences of the coronavirus crisis. As part of this work, GMF’s Post Pandemic Order podcast discusses the implications of the coronavirus crisis on geopolitics and the transatlantic relationship.
The Across America initiative takes foreign policy conversations outside of Washington, DC, engaging leaders across public, private, and non-profit sectors at the state and local level on policy issues of geostrategic and transatlantic importance.