The End of the Liberal Order?
`No civilization, no matter how mighty it may appear to itself, is indestructible.' -Niall Ferguson `We do not need to invent the world anew. The international order established by the United States after World War II is in need of expansion and repair, but not reconception.' -Fareed Zakaria Fears of a globalized world are rampant. Across the West, borders are being reasserted and old alliances tested to their limits. Could this be the end of the liberal order or will the major crises of the twenty-first century strengthen our resolve?
NIALL FERGUSON is the bestselling author of fourteen history books, including Empire: How Britain Made in the Modern World. He is a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution, Stanford, and the Center for European Studies, Harvard. FAREED ZAKARIA hosts CNN's flagship foreign affairs show. He is a Washington Post columnist, a contributing editor for The Atlantic and a New York Times-bestselling author.