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There are a variety of forces pushing the United States toward the exit for global hegemony, but none is quite so frustrating as the Trump administration’s simple abdication from exercising leadership. Trump is doing his best to get the United States out of the game of providing international public and club goods. As Stephen Wertheim […]
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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 […]
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