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USA & CANADA / John Mearsheimer and Stephen Cohen take on the delusional neocon-neoliberal establishment in a vital debate
Date of publication at Tlaxcala: 15/10/2018
Translations available: Português/Galego 

John Mearsheimer and Stephen Cohen take on the delusional neocon-neoliberal establishment in a vital debate

Federico Pieraccini

 

In New York City on September 20, 2018, the Intelligence Squared hosted a debate of critical importance in helping one understand much of what we are currently seeing on the global scene.

The debate developed along three main questions. The first was on the role of NATO (“NATO is no longer fit for purpose”), the second was about Russia (“The Russian threat is overblown”), and the third was on Iran (“It's time to take a hard line on Iran”).

To discuss these important issues, five very special guests were invited, namely: Derek Chollet, Executive Vice President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States and former US Assistant Secretary of Defense; Stephen F. Cohen, Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and History, New York University; Reuel Marc Gerecht, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a former CIA Analyst; John J. Mearsheimer, American Political Scientist & Professor at the University of Chicago; and Kori Schake, Deputy Director-General at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Looking at the panel, one immediately notices how Cohen and Mearsheimer were invited to bring a realist point of view to the discussion, as opposed to the other three who have an interventionist view of American foreign policy, viewing the United States as the indispensable nation. Cohen and Mearsheimer have worked for years, if not decades, to explain to American and international audiences how Washington's hegemonic policies have accelerated the end of the US unipolar moment as well as spawned chaos around the world.

Cohen, and especially Mearsheimer, are pure realists. Without going into the merits of the differences between offensive realism, defensive realism and offshore balancers, they both have a coherent vision of why American actions have provoked the results we have seen around the world since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Courtesy of Strategic Culture
Source: https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2018/10/10/john-mearsheimer-stephen-cohen-take-delusional-neocon-neoliberal-establishment-vital-debate.html
Publication date of original article: 10/10/2018
URL of this page : http://www.tlaxcala-int.org/article.asp?reference=24328

 

Tags: Decline US EmpireChina-Russia-IranGeostrategy
 

 
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