Pax Americana: Sketches for an Undiplomatic History

by Daniel Sargent Diplomatic History The most succinct version of my argument goes like this. Continental conquest and early industrialization combined in the mid-twentieth century with the disparate impacts of the Second World War to make the United States exceptional. Over the twentieth century’s second half, the United States became less exceptional. The modernity America once modeled … Continue reading Pax Americana: Sketches for an Undiplomatic History

Democratic Party Continues to Rehabilitate and Unify With Bush-Era Neoconservatives

Editor's note: The Democratic party, which for the last 30 years has been the Clinton party, married the neoconservatives. The very same PNAC war profiteers who were Bush buddies. Notice how Dubya is all of a sudden getting hugs from the Obamas? There you go. Hillary is one of them. Warmongers for peace. Trump has no … Continue reading Democratic Party Continues to Rehabilitate and Unify With Bush-Era Neoconservatives

Pax Americana Utopia: Liberal World Order

The World America Made: Trump Wants to Unmake It The U.S.-led global order created peace and prosperity for millions. So why are the president’s critics teaming up with him to tear it apart? By Robert Kagan Politico September 28, 2018 Editor's note: Robert Kagan is one of the architects of the Project for a New American Century. In … Continue reading Pax Americana Utopia: Liberal World Order