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Questions about the United States

In this week, we will pay our attention to the following questions:

  • Is the United States still a hegemonic power or is its power and influence in decline?
  • What kind of strategies does the United States utilize to maintain or increase its political, economic, and security influence in global politics?
  • What does the United States want in Asia?
  • Why does the United States still deeply involve in Asia even after the end of the Cold War?
  • What constraints does the United States faces in its involvement (or engagement) in Asia?
  • Is there any change in the Obama administration’s foreign policy as compared with that of the Bush administration?
  • How have South Korea-U.S. relations evolved since the World War II?
  • What do you make of the current relationship between these two countries?

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