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

“Rebuilding America’s Defenses” – A Summary Blueprint of the PNAC Plan for U.S. Global Hegemony

  Full text of Rebuilding America's Defenses here as PDF By Bette Stockbauer 05/06/03: When the Bush administration started lobbying for war with Iraq, they used as rationale a definition of preemption (generally meaning anticipatory use of force in the face of an imminent attack) that was broadened to allow for the waging of a … Continue reading “Rebuilding America’s Defenses” – A Summary Blueprint of the PNAC Plan for U.S. Global Hegemony

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