Cold War 2.0 Is Ushering In Nonalignment 2.0

"As democracies in the West have imposed escalating sanctions on Russia and condemned its behavior at the United Nations, two of the largest democracies in the global south, India and South Africa, abstained on the vote to condemn the invasion, as did many states in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia; 58 countries abstained from the vote to kick Russia off the U.N. Human Rights Council. All have declined to join the sanctions, in some cases weakening them considerably by trading with Russia."

James Traub, senior fellow at CIC examines the Non-Aligment Movement and how it fits into the current world order for his column in Foreign Policy Magazine.

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Jul 09, 2022
James Traub