Pedestrians walk along Wall Street in New York. America was a child of the Enlightenment and it would embrace the most universal and advanced principles available. Photo: Bloomberg

Will America turn its back on the liberal West?

Bruno Maçães says with the global order tilting East, the US will have no qualms about abandoning the fading Western alliance – and its liberal principles – if it believes them to be a hindrance to its hold on power

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Pedestrians walk along Wall Street in New York. America was a child of the Enlightenment and it would embrace the most universal and advanced principles available. Photo: Bloomberg
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