A Plan for Action, Co-Authored by NYU s Center on International Cooperation, Calls for a New Era of International Cooperation to Address Today s Most Urgent Challenges


A Plan for Action, a report prepared by the Managing Global Insecurity (MGI) Project, is a comprehensive set of foreign policy recommendations to address the most critical challenges facing the world today. For more on the project and for a copy of the report, go to: http://www.cic.nyu.edu

Global security in the 21st century must be built on “the principle of responsible sovereignty,” or the notion that sovereignty entails obligations and duties toward other states as well as to one’s own citizens, write the authors of new report of foreign policy recommendations to President-elect Barack Obama and other world leaders.

“A Plan for Action,” a report prepared by the Managing Global Insecurity (MGI) Project, is a comprehensive set of foreign policy recommendations to address the most critical challenges facing the world today. The work is based on 20 months of research and consultations with U.S. and international experts. MGI is a joint initiative among the Brookings Institution, the Center on International Cooperation at New York University, and the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University.

“From his first day in office, President-elect Barack Obama will face a daunting inbox: from the global financial crisis to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and transnational threats such as nuclear proliferation, terrorism and global climate change,” the report’s authors write. “No nation, including the United States, can insulate itself from these borderless threats, nor can one nation solve these problems alone. To succeed, the new administration will ne 500

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