UT GOV 312L - Liberal internationalism (3 pages)

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Liberal internationalism

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Lecture number:
3
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Texas at Austin
Course:
Gov 312l - Issues and Policies in American Government
Edition:
1

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GOV 312L 1st Edition Lecture 3 Outline of Current Lecture I TMFPQ II Key Elements of Liberal Internationalism III Historical Examples of LI IV Debate President Obama and LI V Key Elements of Primacy VI Historical examples of Primacy VII Debate Posen v Brooks VIII Discussion Fukuyama and Neo conservatism Current Lecture TMFPQ o Obama delays immigration reform due to mid terms o Obama setting up Wednesday Liberal nationalism o Use of military power and international institutions in order to pursue a liberal international order American threats abroad are global Security is best achieved in a world based on Western values Critique is that LI can be too expensive and perceived as imperialism The Allies that fought with America weren t fans of Woodrow Wilson After 1916 people were looking for Wilson s speeches and shaped their views on collective action to resist imperial rule Wilson s 14 points speech o For open navigation over seas easier international trade o Pro democracy o First problem envisioned his dream as evolutionary that would take time to take place It was hard to organize cooperation among the league when countries like Germany and Italy violated the terms of the league o Wilson couldn t get congressional approval for the league which basically killed it before it could get off the ground Obama liberal internationalist o Lots of willingness for international cooperation o Still supportive of democracy promotion o He doesn t want to hold out a sustainable democracy as a goal so US can decide when to pull back troops o He s willing to use military force and power to achieve goals o Bush implemented primacy of which Obama has pulled back from by withdrawing troops from Iraq etc o Book Posen disagrees with this viewpoint and thinks Obama is very similar to Bush esp in terms of the grand strategy o Rob s view Obama is too much of a realist often reluctant to commit US troops for moral humanitarian causes such as in Syria Obama emphasizes that other countries



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