Challenges To U.S. Leadership
Last updated 5/20/2020 at 4:26pm
The U.S. has been the world’s leader for decades in promoting democracy, political liberalization, free trade and collective security. For the most part, Americans support that role, but many are wondering about its costs and are growing ambivalent about our global engagement.
We have sometimes acted unilaterally, but by and large over the decades, we have shown a preference for working with other like-minded countries to achieve our common goals.
We have certainly been in the forefront in support of multinational institutions dedicated to global security, including the United Nations,...