Global Policy Next Generation's Opinion pieces provide short commentaries on current issues facing the global policy community. Writers also introduce articles from the journal or update research findings and arguments presented in previously published pieces. Contributors represent a diverse range of young and early career academics and practitioners.
Gregory Stiles, Editor of Global Policy: Next Generation, explores the re-awakening of the bilateral-summit model in international politics.
The recent summit meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki has come to reinforce the perception of egotistic world leaders using bilateral meetings to solve intractable international issues. Coming on the heels of the groundbreaking North Korea summit, the stage has been set for a new norm of political drama that exemplifies turbulent international relations. (Continued...)