World Affairs

Towards a New Rules-Based Order

December 16, 2022  • Aspen Strategy Group

The Aspen Strategy Group (ASG) is proud to publish reflections from this years’ ASG Summer Workshop titled Towards a New Rules-Based Order. Our authors’ pieces examine different dimensions of today’s shifting international environment, such as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the global security order, adaptive economic institutions, and NATO’s renewed importance on the world stage. 

We are pleased to share this collection of original essays, as well as a number of related articles on the workshop theme that were published by our meeting participants in major media outlets.

Contributors include: Robert M. Gates, Susan Glasser, Kay Bailey Hutchison, and Robert B. Zoellick.

Table of Contents

Essay 1
A New Security Order
Robert M. Gates

Essay 2
Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Want Your Off-Ramp
Susan Glasser

Essay 3
Global Security Disorder
Kay Bailey Hutchison

Essay 4
Adaptive Economics
Robert B. Zoellick

Related Content

In order to maximize the impact of our discussions and reach a broader audience, some of the participants from this year’s meeting published articles in major media outlets to amplify the key ideas discussed. Their commentary is featured below.

We would like to thank Susan Glasser, Rose Gottemoeller, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., David Petraeus, Kevin Rudd, and Anne-Marie Slaughter for contributing these articles.

What If We’re Already Fighting the Third World War with Russia?
Susan Glasser • September 29, 2022 • The New Yorker

The Case Against a New Arms Race
Rose Gottemoeller • August 9, 2022 • Foreign Affairs

America’s China Challenge
Joseph Nye • August 3, 2022 • Project Syndicate

Afghanistan Did Not Have to Turn Out This Way
David Petraeus • August 8, 2022 • The Atlantic

The Return of Red China
Kevin Rudd • November 9, 2022 • Foreign Affairs

No Security Without Climate Security
Anne-Marie Slaughter • September 30, 2022 • Project Syndicate

America Must Be Serious About Cross-Border Challenges
Anne-Marie Slaughter • October 20, 2022 • Financial Times