America, China, and the Struggle for World Order: Ideas, by G. John Ikenberry, Zhu Feng, Wang Jisi

By G. John Ikenberry, Zhu Feng, Wang Jisi

This e-book brings jointly twelve students six american citizens and 6 chinese language to discover the methods the United States and China take into consideration foreign order. The publication indicates how each one country's traditions, ancient reviews, and ideologies impact present international dialogues.

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65. 66. 67. 68. 69. Jeffrey W. Legro and Pentagon Covert Operations from World War II through the Persian Gulf (Chicago: I. R. Dee, 1996). Alex J. Bellamy, “The Responsibility to Protect—Five Years On,” Ethics & International Affairs, Vol. 24 (2010): 143–169. Daniel Philpott, “Sovereignty,” in Edward N. edu/archives/sum2010 /entries/sovereignty/ (accessed May 5, 2011). Some US interventions did not receive UN endorsement such as the Iraq 2003 invasion and NATO’s actions against Kosovo. See Stewart Patrick, Fragile States, Global Threats, and International Security (New York: Oxford University Press 2011).

To achieve and truly protect their freedom, however, the Founders of the country would have to make new compromises on that freedom. At first this took the form of loyalty to a confederation of the 13 colonies. 17 In doing so, of course, individual liberty was necessarily limited for the benefit of collective good; individual liberties of a sort were protected by sacrificing other liberties to a higher authority. The distinctive part of the new American state was this debate about the size of the government and what actual prerogatives and rights individuals and states should give to it.

Sovereignty was protected, but at a terrible cost. The Depression saw the emergence of a US economic policy that embraced greater freedom of trade, coordinated fixed currencies (needed for stability at the time), and the growth of international finance. , General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade or GATT). The precedent showed how the US sacrifice of freedom of action could enhance overall growth and stability. World War II and Cold War World War II marked a turning point in Americans’ thought about ownsovereignty.

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