The G-20 and the World's Economic Order

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Leaders of the world's largest economies are proclaiming success for their G-20 summit, promising concerted action against the global recession. The US and Britain say they got what they wanted. Sarkozy of France says it's “more than we could have hoped for.”  Germany's Merkel calls it “almost historic.” We hear what's been accomplished, and what's been left out.  For President Obama, it's on to the 60th anniversary of NATO. What's the modern role of history's most successful alliance?  How much help will the US get in Afghanistan?  Will NATO expansion continue in the direction of Russia? 

Credits

Guests:
Toby Helm - Political Correspondent, Observer, Charles Kupchan - Council on Foreign Relations / Georgetown University - @CFR_org, Michael Williams - Professor of International Relations, University of London, Masha Lipman - Political analyst, Carnegie Moscow Center

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sonya Geis, Karen Radziner