Доктрина Обамы и Африка

МАДРИД – Речь президента Барака Обамы в Каире, о которой очень много говорили, олицетворяла не только закат идеологического стремления Джорджа В. Буша перестроить мусульманский мир путем демократической революции; она положила конец стремлению американского либерализма переделать мир по своему подобию.

Наоборот, администрация Обамы руководствуется релятивистским политическим реализмом, который предусматривает уважение к культурным и религиозным различиям. Его госсекретарь Хиллари Клинтон подчеркнула эту тенденцию во время своего первого визита в Китай, где ее безошибочным посланием было то, что порядок и стабильность важнее свободы и прав человека.

А как же насчет Африки, забытом континенте, который подозрительно отсутствует в бурной программе Обамы? Там сливаются воедино живучесть местной политической культуры и стратегический долг для того, чтобы обозначить границы для способности Запада навязывать свои ценности.

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