- Are current conflicts a symptom of the unravelling of the post-Second World War structures of institutional order?
- What are the implications of the United States substantially retreating from its global leadership role?
- Will the distinction between established and rising powers grow less relevant in a leaderless world, or will like-minded powers form new types of interest blocs?
- Can we expect a return to international competition between state ideologies and cultures or the rise of anarchy?
Heba Al-Nasser, Research Fellow, Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership In International Affairs, Chatham House
Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway
Sergei Karaganov , Dean, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, National Research University Higher School of Economics; Foreign policy adviser to the Presidential Administration, Russia (2001–13)
Joseph S Nye , University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Dr WU Xinbo , Director, Center for American Studies, and Executive Dean, Institute of International Studies, Fudan University
Moderator: Zeinab Badawi , Presenter, World News Today, BBC