Appeared in: Volume 8, Number 3
Published on: December 12, 2012
The New Bipolarity

A new kind of bipolarity is returning to global politics. At one pole stand states invested in a rule-based international order. At the other stand those intent on unconstrained raison d’état. And America is stuck in the middle.

Michael Wesley is professor of international relations at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia.

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