Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The United States and the Rule of Law in a Polycentric World

Thakur, Ramesh


In the Melian Dialogue, Thucydides writes that justice applies only to relations among equals and in dealings with others, the strong do what they can while the weak suffer what they must. In the post Cold War unipolar moment, US exceptionalism was manifested in Washington exempting itself from norms and laws that it was prepared to enforce on others. Accusations of double standards on some major issues like nuclear weapons and the Israel�Palestinian conflict are of long standing. But with the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Policy


There are no files associated with this item.

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  17 November 2022/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator