The president was undoing the multilateralist
world order set up after World War II, they wailed.
approach--to pressure but consult with allies, coerce but offer a compromise to achieve the appearance of consent--was and remains, to many in the U.S.
His administration did offer a cautious diplomatic approach and was sympathetic to multilateralist
He put the French and British on board and said: "It's the unilateralist iron fist inside the multilateralist
Its unilateralist approach to those relations was often more appropriate to the actions of an imperialist power than those of a "good neighbor." Now, however, the Cold War fears of Soviet penetration of its "sphere of influence" are gone, and the United States is free to adopt a multilateralist
rather than a unilateralist approach in its hemispheric geostrategy.
Clinton began as a moderate multilateralist
but has seemingly transmogrified into a unilateral militarist eager to unleash American might at every humanitarian opportunity.
The genetically loquacious multilateralist
Ambassadors to UNESCO Pastor Hernandez (Cuba), Mubyi Alkateedb (Iraq), Van Nga Dung (Vietnam), and Khamliene Nhuyvanisvong (Laos) were at a loss for words.
An experienced statesman, multilateralist
and advocate for the most vulnerable, he will be a fantastic Secretary-General.
Kezia Dugdale, the multilateralist
Scottish leader, will be in London for the election result.
Merkel's visit highlighted an interesting problem for Obama, which I would describe as his "partnership deficit." It's a paradox that this genuinely multilateralist
administration, eager to break with the unilateral policymaking of George W.
Samantha Power, author of the Pulitzer-winning polemic against multilateralist
constraints on military force to stop human rights abuses, now resides at the National Security Council as senior director of multilateral affairs.
USA president-elect Barack Obama has promised a robustly multilateralist
foreign policy for America having assumed office on January 20, but one of the more complicated relationships he will have to navigate will be with the United Nations.