Casey, Steven (2011) The United States after unipolarity: Obama’s alliances. IDEAS reports - special reports, Kitchen, Nicholas (ed.) SR009. LSE IDEAS, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
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In the age of Obama, the United States’ commitment to its extensive alliance system appears, at first glance, to be shaky. America is beset by economic problems and domestic preoccupations. Its hegemonic position is under threat, especially from a rapidly growing China. It remains mired in a war on terror in which, from Washington’s perspective, many allies have not done enough. And it is led by a president who talks about embracing alternative forms of international arrangements.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Report)|
|Additional Information:||© 2011 The Author|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
J Political Science > JZ International relations
|Sets:||Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS|
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