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Barbara S. Ponce Public Library

7770 - 52nd Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33781 United States
727-321-4144

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October 2018

The Waning of Pax Americana?

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Barbara S. Ponce Public Library, 7770 - 52nd Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33781 United States
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During the first months of Donald Trump’s presidency, the U.S. began a historic shift away from Pax Americana, the liberal international order that was established in the wake of World War II. Since 1945, Pax Americana has promised peaceful international relations and an open economy, buttressed by U.S. military power. In championing “America First” isolationism and protectionism, President Trump has shifted the political mood toward selective U.S. engagement, where foreign commitments are limited to areas of vital U.S. interest and…

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