Don T Wait For The Next War Analysis

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As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the success of one state depends on the wellbeing of several others. The United States continuously involves itself in world affairs in order to protect and encourage growth of the state. Over the years the United States falls to war in hopes to protect its livelihood among the international and domestic community. If one state were to fall, the United States economy and infrastructure would suffer. Throughout the book, topics address the notion of the declining influence the United States has on the world. Also, how the United States can improve the current state of stability in the world without resorting to another war. In Wesley K. Clark’s Don’t wait for the next war, (the author) analyzes the United States through a liberalist perspective and effectively argues that the …show more content…
The idea of implementing soft politics rather than war, as Europe has, will “bind states together with a market, common institutions, and international law.” These suggestions would lead the United States to be viewed with higher influence and a more positive outlook among the globe and its people allowing for the creation of better security online and financial systems.While Wesley emphasizes that the United States should employ self sufficiency in regards to energy, he fails to address the negative impacts the states associated with the United States could face if they no longer trade resources such as petroleum goods at the same rate; This could end up hindering many economies thus creating a burden on international communities. Globalization is a constant occurrence and is growing everyday; therefore, leaving states behind would cause detrimental effects to not only that state but to the rest of the

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