Daniel Chung is a sophomore studying international relations. Daniel and can be reached at [email protected]

The End of the World Has Just Begun: America sheltered from the storm

As is likely evident from my prior articles, I reject the oft-stated predictions of the decline of American power. In fact, I believe American primacy will remain a fact of international affairs, and not just because many other nations may soon see their gains from globalization wiped out. The last half decade of domestic politics […]

The End of the World Has Just Begun: The long peace ends

The security architecture of the world will soon be changed as the United States somewhat recedes from its role as guarantor of global security and challengers seek regional hegemony to take advantage of America’s apparent weakness. The two main trends I have pointed to, the fracturing of critical supply chains and global depopulation, are depleting […]

The End of the World Has Just Begun: The World Falls Apart

In this column, we come to the heart of the matter. Due to deglobalization and the breakdown of fragile global supply chains, major sectors — especially agriculture — will see reshuffling and deterioration over the next few years.  Since 1950, the world population has tripled, coinciding with the emergence of the U.S.-led agricultural trade order […]

The End of the World Has Just Begun: No policeman

Of the points raised in my last piece concerning the origins of the globalized system, the most relevant to today’s affairs may be the fact that free trade has sprung up under American auspices — particularly the exertion of naval supremacy as the U.S. Navy underpins 90% of global commerce, or over $4.6 trillion worth […]

The End of the World Has Just Begun: In the beginning

To understand the end of globalization, we need to go back to its beginnings. Shockingly, our current global system is less than 80 years old, and an aberration rather than the norm.  Before 1945, the world consisted of separate imperial systems, such as Britain, France and Japan, characterized not by free trade between states, but […]

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