In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we explore the latest issue of The Wilson Quarterly, “The Fate of the International Order,” with the help of editor Richard Solash and contributor David Bosco. They discuss how the rise of both right- and left-leaning populism is challenging multilateral organizations across the globe.

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David Bosco is an American journalist, author, and academic who writes on the subject of international relations. He is currently a contributing editor at Foreign Policy and associate professor at Indiana University. Bosco’s research focus is on the political dynamics of international organizations and international law, examining global governance, specifically the UN Security Council and the International Criminal Court. He is currently researching a book on ocean governance. His two recent books focus on international governance organizations: “Rough Justice: the International Criminal Court in a World of Power Politics,” published in 2014, and “Five to Rule them All: the UN Security Council and the Making of the Modern World,” published in 2009.

Richard Solash is the editor of The Wilson Quarterly and writer/editor in the external relations department at the Wilson Center. He was previously director of communications at the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and a correspondent for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.


John Milewski is the executive producer and managing editor of Wilson Center NOW and also serves as director of Wilson Center ON DEMAND digital programming.