Monday, August 29, 2016

Michael Brenner — "The New Ancien Regime Arrives In The White House"

The post-Cold War era has witnessed similar continuity. Six successive administrations headed by four different Presidents have dedicated America to accomplishing the same ends. They have been: promote the extension of a globalized world economy grounded on neo-liberal principles are far as possible; foster democratic political systems headed by leaders sympathetic to Washington’s philosophy and leadership; isolate and bring down any government that actively resists this campaign; and maintain the United States’ dominant position as rule-setter in international organizations.…
Sic Semper Tyrannis
Michael Brenner | Senior Fellow, the Center for Transatlantic Relations; Professor of International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh


Kaivey said...

So, the US should be working with Russia, not confronting it, because China is about to become the world's major super power. To be not be dominated by China we need a US, European, and Russian counter balance. The neoliberals are hopeless for the task and are not fit to rule.

Peter Pan said...

The US should be focused on solving domestic issues. Leave geopolitics to video games.