Beyond US hegemony?
Assessing the prospects for a multipolar world
- Dans le texte
The title chosen for the French edition of this book, Pour un monde
multipolaire, should already be indicative of the author's political
position. Yes, I do want to see the construction of a multipolar
world, and that obviously means the defeat of Washington's hegemonist
project for military control of the planet. In my eyes it is an
overweening project, criminal by its very nature, which is drawing the
world into wars without end and stifling all hope of social and
democratic advance, not only in the countries of the South but also,
to a seemingly lesser degree, in those of the North. In this
connection, I wrote as long ago as 1991 of the emergence of an «
empire of chaos ».