For decades, globalization has been narrowing the scope of national sovereignty. Does the COVID-19 pandemic – which has highlighted, yet again, the interconnected nature of today’s most pressing challenges – augur the end of the nation-state’s primacy?
Daniel W. Drezner, Professor of International Politics at the Fletcher School at Tufts University, is the author, most recently, of The System Worked: How The World Stopped Another Great Depression. – Elmira Bayrasli is the director of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program and the co-founder and CEO of Foreign Policy Interrupted. She is the author of From The Other Side of The World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places.