Three Components Of The Us Empire Analysis

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There are three components of the US empire in Latin America. These components are punitive idealism, free market absolutism, and right-wing Christian mobilization. Punitive idealism justifies a hostile diplomacy in order to advance “freedom.” America has the right to do whatever they needed to do in order to achieve their goal. It was believed that “if America acted with moral certainty to defend its national interests, the consequence would, by extension, be beneficial for the rest of the world.” (78). No matter how America acted, as long as they had their own objectives in mind, they would help the rest of the world. There were many at home who did not see eye to eye with Washington. In recent events, America could be seen in two ways. As
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