Today, the liberal international order of sovereign states faces challenges: from above, with transnational issues like terrorism, climate change, organized crime networks, and migration; from below, with internal state collapse; and from revisionism from Russia, China, and others. How fundamental are these challenges? Laura Daniels, who works for a Washington, DC think tank, joins to discuss. Merry Christmas!

For more of Laura's work, read her recent piece on the United States, Russia, and Syria.