International Institutions

The Infrastructure of the Global Order

Click here for the complete archives of Foreign Affairs.

 

First there was the League of Nations, Woodrow Wilson's ill-fated attempt after World War I to create a formal system of global governance. Yet, as World War II came to an end, international institutions began to take shape in earnest, and they came to guide discussions of security, legal, and economic issues.

 


Access to this entire collection is free for subscribers. Subscribe now and you’ll also receive the bonus of our new eBook —The Clash of Ideas: The Ideological Battles That Made the Modern World—And Will Shape the Future.