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The U.S. shutdown has a hefty international price tag

Trubowitz, Peter (2013) The U.S. shutdown has a hefty international price tag. LSE American Politics and Policy (08 Oct 2013). Blog Entry.

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This week, President Obama cancelled his appearance at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bali, as well as some regional summits – a direct result of the U.S. government’s shutdown. Peter Trubowitz writes that domestic politics in America is constraining Obama’s ability to act on the international stage. If the deadlock over the government’s budget and the debt ceiling continues, then Washington may find that its previous efforts to ‘pivot’ towards Asia have been wasted.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > International Relations
Collections > LSE American Politics and Policy (USAPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2014 08:13
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2014 09:20

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