Category Archives: United States

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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Mar 11 2012

The U.S. and Iran: A Pathology of Paternalism

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By George Fernee With articles in Foreign Affairs brandishing titles such as: “Time to Attack Iran,” and ”What Happens after Israel Attacks Iran,” it is little wonder why many feel that we are being primed for an eventual showdown between … 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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