Members of the United Nations Security Council sit during a meeting on Syria at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City, April 2017.
Shannon Stapleton / REUTERS

We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces dealing with the future of the liberal international order. To complement these articles, some of which appear in the May/June 2017 issue, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, we approached dozens of authorities with deep specialized expertise relevant to the question at hand, together with a few leading generalists in the field. Participants were asked to state whether they agreed or disagreed with a proposition and to rate their confidence level in their opinion; the answers from those who responded are below:

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