The Presidency of Donald Trump is considered to have heralded the end of the post-1945 world order. This opinion has arisen due to some of his policies, which seek to uproot the U.S. from its self-made mandate as the leader of international peace, security and trade. Is the U.S. undergoing a global retreat? If so, what are some of the steps that the international community can take?
(5:08) The shift in U.S.’s foreign policy towards West Asia
(10:33) The likely future of conflict in West Asia
(12:43) The change in American defence policy and its implications
(16:50) Why the South China Sea will serve as a likely theatre of conflict in the near future
(18:55) The implications of retracting from multilateral trade frameworks
(22:46) Are multilateral institutions adjusting to Trump’s protectionist proclamations?
(25:30) The future of the UN
(27:30) Are we heading towards a multi-polar world?
Trump: overturning the status quo – https://www.gatewayhouse.in/trump-overturning-the-status-quo/
Bilateralism: a new Bretton Woods order? – https://www.gatewayhouse.in/bilateralism-new-bretton-woods-order/
Trade in the era of de-globalisation – https://www.gatewayhouse.in/trade-opportunities-era-de-globalisation/
How Trump will reconfigure geopolitics – https://www.gatewayhouse.in/trumps-america-reconfiguring-global-geopolitics/
Dismantling the geopolitical Bretton Woods – https://www.gatewayhouse.in/dismantling-the-geopolitical-bretton-woods/
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