The liberal world order that the US helped to create is now under threat, not only from illiberal forces like Russia and China, but also from internal US actors who question whether international engagement is beneficial to the American people. What are the main threats to the liberal international tradition? Where has it succeeded and where has it failed?


Professor John Ikenberry, Albert G Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
Dr Linda Yueh, Fellow in Economics, St Edmund Hall, Oxford University; Adjust Professor of Economics, London Business School; Associate Fellow, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House
Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist, Financial Times
Mark Leonard, Co-Founder and Director, European Council on Foreign Relations
Chair: Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Director, US and the Americas Programme, Chatham House