Many Europeans see the struggle in Ukraine as an assault on the ‘rules-based order’. But to many individuals in different components of the world, there is no such thing as a consensus on a algorithm to manipulate international affairs – and no sense of order. In this mini-series, Mark Leonard
will go on an mental tour of the world, speaking to key thinkers about how order is being outlined by totally different powers. He explores how the conflict between these totally different notions performs into the large shocks dealing with the world – from local weather change and future pandemics to geopolitical struggles and technological disasters – and what this implies for nationwide and international politics.
In this sixth instalment, Leonard is joined by Comfort Ero – president and CEO of the International Crisis Group – to be taught extra concerning the Nigerian perspective on international order. How can oil and fuel output assist Nigeria place itself advantageously within the context of the struggle in Ukraine? What function do African regionalism and Pax Africana play in constructing the continent’s capability to reply to crises? And lastly, to what extent do the current disaster in Libya and the hypermilitarisation of the Sahel form understandings about ‘order’ in Nigeria at present?