Apr 18, 2021
In 1823 US President James Monroe declared "The Monroe
Doctrine", that the Western hemisphere would be the backyard of the
United States. That doctrine is now almost 200 years old and the
world is a very different place, European powers such as the
Netherlands, UK and France all hold colonies in the Sea; and other
players such as Venezuela and Cuba are putting forward competition
The real threat for the US though may come from outside powers shopping around for strategic footholds in an area the US regularly overlooks.
On the panel this week.
Ivelaw Griffiths (CSIS)
Vicki Assevero (Atlantic Council)
Victor Bulmer-Thomas (Chatham House)
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