Conservative Minds

Episode 99: John Mearsheimer - The Great Delusion

April 25th, 2022  •  45 mins 54 secs  •  Download (39.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Mearsheimer argues that liberal hegemony — the foreign policy pursued by the United States since the Cold War ended — is doomed to fail. It would be better, he says, for America to practice restraint in the foreign policy sphere based on a sound understanding of how nationalism and realism constrain great powers.