Many observers - at home and abroad - have expressed concern that the Bush administration has decided to separate the United States from its allies in NATO and partners on the UN Security Council. There are reasonable grounds to be concerned about the unilateralism of Bush foreign policy. But Bush faces a basic problem: the American public has a strong and rational preference for allies and UN authorisation for the use of military force.
Professor Joe Grieco, Duke University, USA, will speak on America Adrift? Myths and Realities About the United States in the 'New' World Order' at LSE on Thursday 4 December. Professor Chris Brown, LSE, will chair the event.
America Adrift? Myths and Realities About the United States in the 'New' World Order' is on Thursday 4 December at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.
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This lecture is part of the series entitled The Transatlantic Relationship After September 11 - Crisis: what crisis?. Previous speakers for this series were Professor Geir Lundestad, director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, Oslo, and Professor François Heisbourg, director of Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique.
1 December 2003