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The Meta-West as a Geopolitical System

| Center for the Study of America and the West

About the Event

At a time when the Meta-West is facing heightened security challenges from great power rivals, terrorists, and other non-state actors, how is the existing system of alliances and institutions coping? In this session of FPRI’s four-part seminar on the Meta-West, we will explore how organizations and alliances like NATO, U.S-Japan, U.S.-Korea, and ANZUS have come together to form a coherent alliance system to combat the geopolitical challenges of the 21st Century.

FPRI has put together a new four-part seminar series on the concept of a Meta-West, which will examine this larger system and its capabilities. The first event in this series will address the Meta-West's powers and functions as a systemic whole. The subsequent events will analyze the Meta-West's roles as geo-political and geo-economic systems. The fourth and final event will explore the findings and implications of the seminar series, where further research should be conducted, and what policymakers can do now to further the goals of the larger system.

This seminar series is a part of the Robert Strausz-Hupé Project: The Atlantic System in a World of Great Power Rivalry.

Please note: Registration to this event will register you for all 4 events in the series. To view part one of the series, "What is the Meta-West" please click here.

FPRI is happy to provide this series free of charge thanks to the generous support of our members, partners, and event attendees. If you are not currently a member, the suggested donation is $25.

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Tiziana Stella

Tiziana Stella - Tiziana Stella is a historian of U.S. foreign policy, international organization, and federalism.

Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter - Ambassador Robert Hunter is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). From 1993-1998, he was U.S. Ambassador to NATO and represented the U.S. to the Western European Union.

Ronald J. Granieri

Ronald J. Granieri - Dr. Ronald J. Granieri is the Executive Director of FPRI’s Center for the Study of America and the West, and host of People, Politics, and Prose, a monthly series of events.