'American hegemony after September 11: Allies, rivals and contradictions'

@inproceedings{Anderson2003AmericanHA,
  title={'American hegemony after September 11: Allies, rivals and contradictions'},
  author={James Anderson},
  year={2003}
}
11 September heralded and provided a pretext for a more aggressive but increasingly contradictory American hegemony. Some of the consequences are contrary to the United States' own interests. Its new doctrine of ‘preemptive strike’ against other sovereign states encourages similarly belligerent behaviour by other governments, and yet more terrorism by nonstate actors, the very threats which were to be eradicated by a re-asserted US hegemony. This essay focuses on three partly overlapping themes… CONTINUE READING