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By Kevin P. Clements

because the world's first democracy with a written structure and invoice of Rights, the U.S. has stood for international aspirations towards democratic liberty, equality, and harmony due to the fact its formation in 1776. in spite of the fact that, because it built into an empire through the overdue 19th century, the USA additionally has threatened the liberties of different peoples, together with local american citizens, Hawaiians, Latin american citizens, Asians, and Africans. the yank position in international affairs has lengthy been polarized round conflicting pictures and techniques. within the identify of counter-terrorism, the Bush management pursued a mostly unilateralist coverage within the heart East and in other places. but, within the identify of shielding its nationwide sovereignty, the USA additionally has rejected lots of the contemporary multilateral treaties that attempt to include violence through fortifying the guideline of foreign legislation. A unilateralist process additionally is going principally opposed to the U.S. postwar multilateralism, which tested the United international locations and its really expert organisations. This quantity explores those contradictions. individuals contain: Kevin P. Clements, Tom Coffman, Audrey Kitagawa, Jeffrey F. Addicott, Steven Zunes, Vivien Stewart, Kathy Ferguson, Phyllis Turnbull, Bilveer Singh, Ibrahim G. Aoude, Richard Falk, Ann Wright, Beverley Kleever, Linda Groff, George Kent, Majid Tehranian, Mohammad Ali, Terrence Paupp, Gillian younger, Mihay Simaii, and David Krieger. the once a year ebook Peace & coverage, subsidized via the Toda Institute for international Peace and coverage examine, is now in its 9th yr. it's devoted to delivering a discussion board for the dialogue of all concerns bearing on peace, coverage, and the rights and duties of world citizenship. This most up-to-date quantity fulfills that commitment.

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