The annual G20 Summit wrapped up yesterday. It was the first of the meetings of the world’s twenty largest economies to be held in China, showcasing the country’s rapid growth in recent years. But as world leaders and central bank governors converged on China, where is the global economy heading? Can global discontent with free trade agreements be curbed? Are the largest proposed free trade deals — the TPP and TTIP — already dead? Can summits like the G20 do much to alleviate political tensions, from NATO's conflict with Russia to the war in Syria?