Photo illustration by Liz Fontaine, Center for a New American Security.
About this report
This report is part o an ongoing project undertaken by the Center or a New American Security (CNAS) and the GermanMarshall Fund o the United States (GMF). The project examines how the United States and its European allies can partnermore closely with Brazil, India, Indonesia and Turkey to strengthen the international order.
The authors would like to thank our colleagues at CNAS and GMF or their support o the project. We are above all grate-ul to Kristin Lord or her extensive guidance on this report and to Matt Irvine and Sharon Stirling-Woolsey or their diversecontributions. We are thankul to Will Rogers, Shawn Brimley, Oriana Mastro, Mikeal Staier, David Forman, Nancy Brune,Nora Bensahel, David Barno, Dan Twining, Dhruva Jaishankar, Andrew Small and Emiliano Alessandri or providing criti-cal eedback on initial drats. J. Dana Stuster, Chris Whyte, Guilherme Annunciacao, Daaman Thandi, David Morrison andJonathan Condra all provided research and editorial assistance. We are grateul to Ozgur Unluhisarcikli and his sta inAnkara or arranging research interviews in Turkey and to Patrick Cronin or his help arranging meetings in Indonesia. Weare indebted to Kay King, Sara Conneighton, Liz Fontaine, Will Bohlen, Anne McGinn and Christine Chumbler or their mediaand publication expertise. We are grateul to GMF’s ofces in Europe or hosting release events or this report and to DodieJones or her help with congressional outreach.We also want to thank the individuals who provided external eedback on earlier report drats: Mark Lagon, Ted Piccone,Holly Morrow, Joshua Walker, Walter Lohman, Bruce Jentleson, Mort Halperin and Kellie Meiman Hock, who also helped toarrange meetings in Brazil. We want to express our thanks to Jennier Hillman, Megan Garcia, Joseph Quinlan, Ted Picconeand James Kraska, who made intellectual contributions to the project through their papers. We extend appreciation toJoão Marques de Almeida, who hosted a roundtable or the project in Brussels and to Hazelia Margaretha, who organizeda orum or the authors in Jakarta. Lastly, we want to express our sincere thanks to the many individuals who participatedin the project’s six working group meetings and to the dozens o Brazilians, Indians, Turks and Indonesians who generouslyshared their perspectives with the authors. This report was made possible through the generous support o the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Swedish Ministry o Foreign Aairs and the GE Foundation. The authors are solely responsible or the views expressed herein.