America and a Changed World: A Question of Leadership (Chatham House Papers)

America and a Changed World: A Question of Leadership (Chatham House Papers)

By: Robin Niblett (editor)Hardback

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Looking at a range of themes and regions, this book provides achallenging basis for rethinking America s internationalleadership. Chatham House experts assess current US policy and thecountry s ability to continue to play an internationalleading role. A timely exploration as President Barack Obama attempts torenew America s global leadership. Broad range of contributors including Annette Bohr (CentralAsia), Victor Bulmer-Thomas (Latin America), Alex Vines and TomCargill (Sub-Saharan Africa), Paul Cornish (Arms control), PaolaSubacchi (Economics), Kerry Brown (China) and James Sherr(Russia).

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Dr Robin Niblett is the Director of Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs). He was previously Executive Vice President at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC.


Preface and acknowledgments.

Notes on contributors.

Introduction (Robin Niblett).

Part I Deepening Regionalism and the US Response.

1 Latin America: forging partnerships in a transformed region(Victor Bulmer-Thomas).

2 The Middle East: changing from external arbiter to regionalplayer (Claire Spencer).

3 Sub-Saharan Africa: providing strategic vision orfire-fighting? (Alex Vines and Tom Cargill).

4 East Asia: searching for consistency (JohnSwenson-Wright).

5 South Asia: navigating minefields (Gareth Price).

6 Central Asia: responding to the multi-vectoring game(Annette Bohr).

7 The South Caucasus: drama on three stages (JamesNixey).

Part II Partners and Competitors.

8 China: between global responsibilities and internaltransitions (Kerry Brown).

9 Russia: managing contradictions (James Sherr).

10 Europe: transatlantic relations still drifting (RobinNiblett).

Part III Global Challenges.

11 International law and the United Nations: a new era of USengagement (Devika Hovell).

12 Arms control tomorrow: the challenge of nuclear weapons inthe twenty-first century (Paul Cornish).

13 The United States and climate change: from process to action(Bernice Lee and Michael Grubb with Felix Preston and BenjaminZala).

14 The role of the US in the post-crisis economic order(Paola Subacchi).


Product Details

  • publication date: 23/04/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781405198448
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9781405198448
  • weight: 564
  • ISBN10: 1405198443

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