The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realities

Many people in the West, and especially within the American foreign policy establishment, believe that the US should pursue a profoundly liberal foreign policy which could be described as “the pursuit of liberal hegemony”. The aim of this ambitious strategy is to turn as many countries as possible into liberal democracies, while also fostering an open international economy, and building formidable international institutions. Proponents of this policy believe that it will make the world safer, more peaceful, and more democratic. Learn why political scientist John Mearsheimer argues that post-Cold War liberal US foreign policy has always been doomed to fail.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

SUGGESTED READING

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The author and his work: John Mearsheimer – American international relations scholar.
  • The structure of The Great Delusion
  • The key arguments of The Great Delusion
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