Charles L. Glaser

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Activists wear masks meant to portray Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday. (Takashi Aoyama/Getty Images)

The Group of 20 is starting its meeting in Osaka, Japan. According to Japan’s foreign minister, the “highest priority” of the meeting will be to support the liberal international order, which he claims is under threat. However, defending the liberal international order is not as uncontroversial as it seems at first glance. One of the most important areas of disagreement is in Japan’s backyard, where the United States interprets the liberal international order in ways that potentially disadvantage China. Here is what is at stake in disagreements over the liberal international order in the Pacific region.

The liberal international order is made of institutions

The United States has long talked about the “liberal international order” or the “rules-based order” (the two terms are more or less interchangeable).…  Seguir leyendo »