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Unformatted text preview: il for still more extreme elements to take root. The alternative to American leadership is growing international anarchy. Unless we restore power, and the credibility it represents, to U.S. diplomacy, we await the dire consequences of our feebleness . Hegemony’s a controlling impact – nuclear war impossible with it and inevitable if it collapses
BWI ’13 (Brooks, Wohlforth and Ikenberry. Stephen, Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College, John Ikenberry is the Albert G. Milbank Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University in the Department of Politics and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, William C. Wohlforth is the Daniel Webster Professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College “Don’t Come Home America: The Case Against Retrenchment,” International Security, Vol. 37, No. 3 (Winter 2012/13), pp. 7–51)¶ A core premise of deep engagement is that it prevents the emergence of a far more dangerous global security environment. Fo...
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