According to Peter Gowan, the US fashioned a postwar international capitalist order that exhibited extraordinary stability for many decades. That order has been in crisis for many years. What happened to US primacy, and why? In what ways has the US tried to restore its hegemony, and what obstacles has it encountered? Gowan talks about the evolving relationships among advanced capitalist nations
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