The Ukraine war is set to fundamentally transform the international order, providing a new impetus for what some call the world’s “de-Westernization”. We cannot understand this order without hearing from those set to be its main architects: countries from the Global South. Our series, directed by Ambassador Michel Duclos, examines the factors pushing us away from a parochial Western-centric world. Opinions expressed are personal ones and do not represent Institut Montaigne’s views.
The Rationale Behind Institut Montaigne's New Series: Ukraine Shifting the World Order
Analysis by Michel Duclos
In Ukraine Shifting the World Order Institut Montaigne invites its readers to take a step back and explore the following broad question: how is the war in Ukraine reshaping the world order?
Vladimir Putin's Post-West Disorder
Analysis by Angela Stent
Russia's war against Ukraine is set to fundamentally transform the international order. In which direction?
The Ukraine Crisis and the Gulf: an Emirati Perspective
Interview with Abdulkhaleq Abdulla
The Ukraine war is transforming the international order. With the shifts of the European and Western influences to the periphery, we cannot understand this new global equilibrium without speaking to those who are (or will be) its architects.
Factors Influencing the World Order's Structure
Analysis by Timofei Bordachev
The world order is changing after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The geopolitical competition and its rules too. In what sense?
The Emerging World Order is Post-Western and Pre-Plural
Analysis by Chandran Nair
Chandran Nair challenges Western centrism and warns of its dangers for Ukraine Shifting the World Order
Navigating the Mountains and Ravines of a Post-Western World
Analysis by Philip Stephens
Russia's war against Ukraine is already transforming the geopolitical world order. Philip Stephens, Writer, Historian and Contributing Editor at the Financial Times, shares his take for Institut Montaigne's newest series "Ukraine: Shifting the World Order".
Ukraine and Europe's Historic Moment
Interview with Luuk Van Middelaar
Luuk van Middelaar argues that there is hope for the European Union to come out stronger of this historic moment, but more needs to be done to cross the Rubicon of geopolitics.
The Ukraine War: A Resilience Test for the European Union?
Interview with Ivan Kratsev
Russia's war against Ukraine is set to fundamentally transform the international order. Ivan Kratsev, Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, Bulgaria, believes this crisis will test Europeans' readiness to defend the European security order.
Could Reshaping the World Order Usher in the Return of Economic Globalization?
Analysis by Wang Huiyao
Russia's war in Ukraine has accelerated trends toward a new world order, in which China will be a key player.
American Strategy Pivots to Realism in a Post-Ukraine World Order
Analysis by Mary Kissel
Mary Kissel discusses the rise of China and the US strategy going forward in a world where democratic norms are increasingly threatened by rogue regimes.
New Order with a Blend of Western Liberalism and Eastern Civilizational Nationalism
Analysis by Ram Madhav
The conflict in Ukraine has begun reshaping the global order. Ram Madhav, Member of the Governing Council of India Foundation, questions the legitimacy of the Western leadership model for "Ukraine Shifting the World Order".
Inflation, Sanctions and Debt Distress: the Economic Face of the Russo-Ukrainian War
Analysis by Hélène Rey
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a major blow to the global economy that will hurt growth and raise prices. Hélène Rey sheds light on the intersection of economics and geopolitics.
The war in Ukraine and the Emergence of the Post-Western World: A View from Brazil
Analysis by Oliver Stuenkel
Russia's war in Ukraine has begun reshaping the global order. Oliver Stuenkel, Brazilian expert and Associate Professor of International Relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV), shares his take on the emergence of a post-Western world for Institut Montaigne's series "Ukraine Shifting the World Order".
Reviving Pax Africana: A Vision for Africa's Post-Ukraine Global Order
Analysis by Adekeye Adebajo
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has upended the world order. Adekeye Adebajo, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Pretoria's Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, provides an African vision for a new international order.
Europe in a Different World
Analysis by Daniela Schwarzer
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has upended Europe's security order, amplifying trends that are changing the world order. Daniela Schwarzer, the Executive Director of Open Society Europe and Central Asia shares her take on how the war is challenging Europe and shifting international power dynamics.
A New Delhi View on the World Order
Analysis by Happymon Jacob
The contemporary international system is going through major systemic shifts. It is no longer defined and structured by Western preferences. Happymon Jacob, Associate Professor of Diplomacy and Disarmament at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), offers insights on India's conceptions of this new world order.
A Constitutive Moment
Analysis by Evren Balta and Soli Özel
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a turning point in international affairs, bringing to the fore the perennial question of world order. Commentaries then try to look beyond that event and invest it with meaning . Here, Professors Evren Balta and Soli Özel show how the war in Ukraine sheds the light on the declining image of the West.
Ukraine, Russia, and the New World Order
Interview with Fyodor A. Lukyanov
Russia's invasion of Ukraine marked an ultimate attempt to correct the Western-led system prevailing since the end of the Cold War. What are the motives behind the Russian leadership's decisions in Ukraine?
The Ukraine Crisis and the Gulf: A Saudi Perspective
Interview with Abdulaziz Al Sager
The Ukraine war is transforming the international order. We cannot understand this new global equilibrium without including the Saudi perspective. Dr. Abdulaziz Al Sager, Founder of the Gulf Research Center, discusses it.
Towards an Asian Geopolitical Alliance
Analysis by Kayhan Barzegar
Some argue that the Ukrainian war accelerated de-Westernization, along with emerging prospects of "regional multilateralism" versus the current Western "global multilateralism". For Kayhan Barzegar, Western sanctions following the invasion could push Russia closer to Asia, potentially creating an "Asian geopolitical alliance".
Climate Change Is More Important for Africa than the War in Ukraine
Interview with Gilles Yabi
While the Ukraine crisis concerns the entire world, including Africa, Gilles Yabi reminds us that the continent has many other priorities to contend with. It faces considerable challenges, whether related to climate change, democratic stability, or economic transformation.
New Order: There Can Be No Turning Back
Conclusion to the series Ukraine Shifting the World Order
Analysis by Michel Duclos
In this last articles of our serie "Ukraine Shifting the World Order", Michel Duclos offers his own preliminary conclusions towards the impact of the conflict in Ukraine on the world order.