Post Tagged with: "USA"

Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

Afghanistan: A Critical Insight into Huntington’s Civilizational Approach

Understanding 9/11 and the US-led war on terror in Afghanistan as exemplifications of a clash of civilizations seems to be thoroughly misleading and dangerous.

Donald Trump and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Donald Trump and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

President Trump can instill a sense of urgency in Israel and Palestine and create a new chapter in which people recognise the many similarities that exist between them.

Sino-UK Relations and the Impact of Trump

Sino-UK Relations and the Impact of Trump

There are going to be some rocky moments between the US-UK and UK-China equations. The UK’s attempts to lie between the US and China may prove the wisdom of the adage.

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Analysing but Not Seeing: What’s Missing When We Forget Images in IR

Security is not solely constructed discursively but also visually. Dominant securitization theory ignores the latter, leaving it somewhat decontextualized.

America’s New Best Friend: The UK vs Japan

America’s New Best Friend: The UK vs Japan

The challenge in the months ahead will be to ensure that Britain’s isolation can be reversed with the discovery of a new purpose at the centre of world affairs.

The End of Pax Americana or a New Realignment?

The End of Pax Americana or a New Realignment?

The international shift from cooperation to conflict that Trump’s administration has made is based on the continuation of the Obama administration, with opposite means.

Hitler’s Long Shadow: Donald Trump and Angela Merkel

Hitler’s Long Shadow: Donald Trump and Angela Merkel

In a volatile world, the US and Germany ought to cooperate with each other. Perhaps Donald Trump will realise that international cooperation, is advantageous to the US.

Donald Trump and the Emergent Dominant Narrative in US Foreign Policy

Donald Trump and the Emergent Dominant Narrative in US Foreign Policy

Trump is laying the groundwork for a fundamental shift in the way Americans think about foreign security policy. The question is, how long will America First persist?

Managing Global Security beyond ‘Pax Americana’

Managing Global Security beyond ‘Pax Americana’

The rivalry of superpowers that we saw in the 20th century was a certain kind of world order. The hubris of one rich and powerful nation, the USA, is another – and one that is likely to end soon.

The Appeal of ‘America First’ in Donald Trump’s America

The Appeal of ‘America First’ in Donald Trump’s America

Both the diminution of America’s supremacy and the war-weariness of the American public raise questions about the solidity of the nation’s extensive security commitments.

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

As they take office, the new US president, Donald Trump, and his national security staff should remember the key lessons learned in the Middle East by their predecessors.

Deadly Stalemate in Yemen

Deadly Stalemate in Yemen

Yemen’s faltering economy desperately requires sustained, well-coordinated efforts to rebuild a country devastated by war and facing a humanitarian crisis.

Foreign Aid and Development Outcomes:  Is the U.S. Lagging Behind?

Foreign Aid and Development Outcomes: Is the U.S. Lagging Behind?

Improving safeguards and accountability will allow people to have a voice and a choice in their own development. That is something the US should be proud to champion.

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