Post Tagged with: "donald trump"

Change of Players, Change of Game: How States Got Left Behind on Climate Change

Change of Players, Change of Game: How States Got Left Behind on Climate Change

Climate change may be a unique transnational risk, but how non-national actors are responding to it offers general lessons for our understanding of global politics.

Review Feature – The US Foreign Policy Consensus in Crisis

Review Feature – The US Foreign Policy Consensus in Crisis

Richard Coughlin analyses Kagan and Walt’s decade old debate on IR theory, the clash between realism and liberalism and how it ties into modern politics in the Trump era.

Right-wing Populism and the Attack on Cooperative International Security

Right-wing Populism and the Attack on Cooperative International Security

When policies can be framed about the security of the foreigner at the expense of the local or domestic, populists and right-wing opportunists can take advantage.

Brexit Populism: To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

Brexit Populism: To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

With the installation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the UK, British democracy has – alongside political developments in the United States – reached a tipping point.

Trump is Right About Iran, Yet Wrong

Trump is Right About Iran, Yet Wrong

President Trump has inherited a limited range and scope of choices in confronting Iran. Right or wrong, he has no option in dealing with Iran but to deal with Iran.

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Good Cop, Bad Cop

European Allies must decide whether or not to honor America as a global intervener by naming the new NATO headquarters building after John McCain.

Trump’s Trade War: US Geoeconomics from Multi- to Unilateralism

Trump’s Trade War: US Geoeconomics from Multi- to Unilateralism

Donald Trump has no problem to revoke partnerships. Hence, his strategy may actually end up being right: for the United States, trade wars are good, and easy to win.

U.S. Marine Pfc. Garrett Reed, a 22-year-old mortarman with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and native of Plano, Texas, watches over a bridge during a security patrol here, Nov. 30. Afghan National Army soldiers and 3/3 Marines met with local elders at a shura and built rapport with local children during the patrol. The Marines of "America's Battalion" will continue to mentor the Afghan National Security Forces as they assume security responsibility in Garmsir district. Their interoperability is designed to further the expansion of stability, development and legitimate governance of Afghanistan by defeating insurgent forces and helping secure the Afghan people.

When Will America Come Home? When Trump Visits London, Seoul or Berlin

The forward deployment is a legacy of the Cold War when the US was faced with a challenging Superpower and the need to protect its allies.

US Hegemony and Rising Powers in the Era of Trump

US Hegemony and Rising Powers in the Era of Trump

New relations of power may be subtler and hidden from the naked eye then we realize, or than most existing theories of international relations may account for.

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Trump’s Dream and Tocqueville’s Nightmare

The current erosion of agency amongst citizens in the U.S. is bringing us closer than ever to Tocqueville’s cautions of the path to despotism

Can the Liberal International Order Survive the ‘Age of Trump’?

Can the Liberal International Order Survive the ‘Age of Trump’?

Now is the time to find out if the liberal international order can indeed operate multilaterally with coalitions and importantly with and without the United States.

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