Alejandro Reyes

Alejandro Reyes

Asia Global Institute

Alejandro Reyes is director of knowledge dissemination and visiting associate professor at the Asia Global Institute of the University of Hong Kong. Previous to this position, he served as senior policy adviser to the assistant deputy minister (Asia Pacific) and convenor of the Asia Pacific Policy Hub at Global Affairs Canada, the Canadian foreign ministry. Early in his professional career, he was a journalist with Asiaweek magazine, where his last position was senior correspondent for regional affairs. @areyeshk

Articles by Alejandro Reyes


Whose Rules-Based International Order is it Anyway?

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Trump administration has turned away from the multilateralism that the United States itself created, leaving the rules-based international order under severe stress. Alejandro Reyes of the Asia Global Institute argues that attempts by some G7 countries and "like-minded" allies to strengthen the global system will have limited impact if their aim is to assert liberal values rather than shape a new order by working with China, India and other players who prefer pragmatism over preaching.