Opportunity for the US to show global leadership

As Covid-19 spreads worldwide, some hear the death knell of the global order.

Indeed, the international system seems to be faltering in its response, as leaders turn their attention homewards to contain the spread of the disease.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 18, 2020, with the headline 'Opportunity for the US to show global leadership'. Subscribe