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By Benn L. Bongang

Bongang finds that the USA Congress made up our minds the content material of United countries via a coercive investment process together with withholding dues until eventually reforms have been carried out. The coercive investment laws, Helms-Biden, even though bipartisan, used to be encouraged through rules from conservative coverage think-tanks. Bongang lines the evolution of ambivalent attitudes in Congress in the direction of foreign corporations. those ranged from the rejection of the League of countries within the Senate to enthusiasm for the production of the United Nations.. Such swings, Bongang contends, are in line with the common sense of the USA s specific and dominant function within the 20th century. The publication is therefore a case research constant of American exceptionalism and hegemony, and it emphasizes the significance of principles in international coverage.

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