The global village will have its village idiots. Sir Martin Rees

Christopher Layne

Christopher Layne

Christopher Layne is Professor and Robert M. Gates Chair in National Security at  Texas A & M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service.  His next book, for Yale University Press, is “After the Fall:  International Politics, U.S. Grand Strategy, and the End of the Pax Americana.”

Last updated on 26.11.2012

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Pax Americana

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Bye bye, Miss American Pie

International politics is in a period of transition, no longer unipolar, not yet multipolar and evidence of America’s relative decline is omnipresent. The current era of globalization will end and the Pax Americana will be replaced by a new international order, reflecting the interests of emerging powers like China and India.

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