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The United States after Unipolarity

The United States after Unipolarity

Much has been made over the last few years of the prospect of a power transition taking place in world politics. If the narrative of American decline is at least partially correct then the United States will be forced to rebalance its foreign policy to a world that is no longer 'unambiguously unipolar'. 

In this report, we asked a selection of experts to assess that adjustment across a series of policy areas. 

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The United States after Unipolarity

Published December 2011 


Michael Cox

Executive Summary
Nicholas Kitchen

Hard Power in Hard Times: Relative Military Power in an era of Budgetary Constraint
Adam Quinn

Obama's Nuclear Weapons Policy in a Changing World
Andrew Futter

Obama's Interventions: Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya
Luca Tardelli

The United States and International Economic Governance
Joseph P. Joyce

The American Economy and America's Global Power
Iwan Morgan

Repairing the American Image, One Tweet at a Time
Robert Kelley

Obama's Alliances
Steven Casey

American Democracy Promotion and the 'Arab Spring'
Oz Hassan

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