UO Donald Trump campaigned to be a radical and disruptive president, and not just on the domestic front. His views on America’s role in the world suggested he would drastically re-orient the country’s global economic and political priorities, turning away from the US’s traditional superpower role. Many observers expected his presidency to rupture the Western world order, with serious risks to America’s allies.
But in recent weeks, Trump has started veering closer to the usual model of American supremacy than many of his worried critics expected.
US primacy is a fundamental element of the global order. Since the end of the …read more
Source: The Conversation