Category Archives: Transatlantic Alliance

Mar 16 2012

Debating Decline, Sidelining Foreign Policy

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By Gregorio Bettiza and Emiliano Alessandri. As the US economy improves, Syria continues its descent into chaos and Iran carries on its enrichment program, foreign policy is acquiring a more prominent role in the 2012 presidential contest than initially expected. … Continue reading

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Feb 13 2012

Video Debate: Is the United States in Decline?

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On February 2nd 2012, Professor Michael Cox and Dr. Nicholas Kitchen of LSE IDEAS attended a debate at the Institute for the Studies of the Americas (ISA), where they argued against the motion that America is in decline. Arguing for … Continue reading

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Dec 6 2010

Wikileaks, Blood Ties, and the Special Relationship: "America is the essential power"

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By Inderjeet Parmar It was inevitable that Julian Assange’s wikileaks would give unwelcome publicity to the enduring and unequal relationship between Britain and the United States. The Guardian newspaper, under the headline “Tories promised to run a ‘pro-American regime’” has … Continue reading

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