What a Decline of Hegemony in the Americas Portends for the U.S. Globally
Authors Julio Moreno and Thomas O’Keefe debate the current state of U.S. hegemony in Latin America and the Caribbean, a region where the United States first made its appearance as a world power in the late 19th century. In his new book, Bush II, Obama, and the Decline of U.S. Hegemony in the Western Hemisphere, O’Keefe assets that U.S. economic dominance and leadership in the Americas has been in noticeable decline since the start of the 21st century. In his recent co-authored book, Beyond the Eagle’s Shadow, Moreno posits that even at its height during the Cold War, U.S. power and influence in the Western Hemisphere was often contested and never complete.
MLF: International Relations
February 28, 2019
The Commonwealth Club 110 The Embarcadero Max Thelen Boardroom San Francisco, 94105 United States
Professor, History Department at University of San Francisco; Author, Yankee Don’t Go Home; Co-Author, Reflections; Contributing Author and Co-Editor, Beyond the Eagle’s Shadow
Lecturer, Stanford University; President, Mercosur Consulting Group; Author, Bush II, Obama, and the Decline of U.S. Hegemony in the Western Hemisphere
5:30 p.m. check-in 6 p.m. program
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