chapter  11
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Contested but indispensable: The missing point of European discontent

ByMARK F. GILBERT

The preceding chapters of this book have developed what amounts to a threestage argument. First, they have maintained that the United States (US) has turned its back on liberal internationalism in favour of a narrow form of nationalism. The belief that the conviction of national supremacy is now driving US policy informs almost all the essays in the first half of the book.