Russia Attacks and the International Order Strikes Back

Mason Richey, Leif Eric Easley

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Russia's invasion of Ukraine violated international norms more than many thought imaginable in the year 2022, but the global effort to aid Kyiv has also exceeded expectations. Where does this leave the international order? In terms of peace and security, the order is not destroyed but fractured; global political economics are not de-coupled but more disjointed; and non-traditional security cooperation may be increasing but supply is falling further behind demand. Defeating Russian aggression is only the beginning of an uncertain order rebuilding project involving efforts at more coordinated trade standards, principled engagement with China, and institutionalized cooperation on transnational threats, including climate change.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-203
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of International Peacekeeping
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2022

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  • China
  • International order
  • Russia
  • climate change
  • nato
  • peace and security institutions
  • trade sanctions


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