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Whether they know it or not, those discussing American hegemony—or one of its synonyms—draw upon an extensive body of historical and theoretical scholarship. This scholarship comes in various flavors, such as power-transition theory and hegemonic-stability theory. These theories are not identical. But, aside from one major exception, we can treat them as part of an […]
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In yesterday’s post about Trump-Russia, I suggested that Americans, in general, need to update their baseline assumption “that international affairs happen ‘externally’ and affect campaigns largely by setting context and providing” exogenous shocks in the form of “surprises.” Such an assumption reflects a general tendency to see “international” and “domestic” politics as largely separate, but […]

World Defense Spending

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On April 13, 2008
This is stuff that we all kind of know, but it’s still interesting to take a look now and again… 1 United States $ 583,283,000,000 2 France $ 74,690,470,000 3 United Kingdom $ 68,911,000,000 4 China $ 59,000,000,000 5 Germany $ 44,712,300,000 6 Japan $ 41,750,000,000 7 Russia $ 40,000,000,000 8 Italy $ 32,600,000,000 9 […]

The End of Whatever Hegemony Was?

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On January 29, 2008
This last Sunday, Parag Khanna published a long excerpt of a new book in the New York Times Magazine. Dan Nexon at Duck of Minerva loved it. Dan Drezner didn’t. I’m pretty much in the camp of the latter Dan, who opined: I will heap praise on Khanna’s agent for getting the excerpt placed into […]
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