Rather, it reflects a more profound estrangement rooted in American power and European weakness. America's preeminent global position has thrust it into a Hobbesian world of lurking threats and made it more willing to use force, whereas Europe seeks peace through law and diplomacy. Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order is an essay by Robert Kagan which attempts to explicate the differing approaches that the.
entering a post-historical paradise of peace and relative prosperity, the history, exercising power in an anarchic Hobbesian world where international laws and. Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order by Robert Kagan. Frank Costigliola. University of Connecticut. Search for.
Robert Kagan is a neoconservative American historian and foreign-policy commentator. Kagan, however prefers the term "liberal interventionist" to describe. Robert Kagan is the Stephen & Barbara Friedman Senior Fellow with the Project on International Order and Strategy in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings.