U.S. Strategy in an Age of Nationalism: Fortress America and its Alternatives

October 05, 2017

by Hal Brands

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American grand strategy will clearly have a more nationalistic flavor in years to come, but what might that entail? One model is "Fortress America," which represents a path to superpower suicide and a disordered world, but there is a more benign and constructive version, asserting U.S. interests without dismantling the post-war order. It looks like this...