Момент нулевой гравитации США

НЬЮ-ЙОРК. Финансовый кризис 2008 года положил конец мировому порядку, который мы знали. В преддверии предстоящего саммита большой восьмерки нельзя упускать из вида тот факт, что впервые за семь десятилетий Соединенные Штаты не могут вести мировую повестку дня или обеспечить глобальное лидерство во всех наиболее актуальных проблемах сегодняшнего дня.

Действительно, США сократили свое присутствие за рубежом, отказавшись от внесения своего вклада в спасение еврозоны, вмешательства в Сирии и применения силы для сдерживания ядерного рывка Ирана (несмотря на сильную израильскую поддержку). Президент США Барак Обама официально завершил войну в Ираке и выводит американские войска из Афганистана в темпе, ограниченном только потребностью сохранить лицо. Америка передает эстафету руководства, даже если ни одна другая страна или группа не хочет или не может ее принять.

Одним словом, внешняя политика США может быть такой же активной, но большая взвешенность и сокращение являются ее приоритетами. В результате, многие глобальные проблемы – изменение климата, торговля, дефицит ресурсов, международная безопасность, кибер-войны, распространение ядерного оружия и многие другие проблемы в будущем станут серьезней.

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