Leslie Vinjamuri

SOAS University of London

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Leslie Vinjamuri is director of the Centre on Conflict Rights and Justice at SOAS University of London.

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Donald Trump may be withdrawing America from global leadership. But previous presidents have flubbed that role since the end of the Cold War.

An abdication from global leadership?

Donald Trump may be withdrawing America from global leadership. But previous presidents have flubbed that role since the end of the Cold War.

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Promoting human rights and democratic values is part of America's "brand" — a crucial part of its "leadership of the free world."

America's moral authority: Is it credible?

Promoting human rights and democratic values is part of America's "brand" — a crucial part of its "leadership of the free world."

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