• Trump’s National Security Strategy and the Decline of U.S. Empire

    This is the beginning of a collective conversation about imperialism, what it is, and how to fight it. It was prepared by R.L. Stephens, director of the DSA Anti-War Think Tank, in consultation with a range of DSA members. You can send submissions to be part of this discussion by using the form below this document. The DSA Anti-War Think Tank will publish select responses and help cultivate a discussion inside Democratic Socialists of America. United States Hegemony in Decline An imperialist system characterized by multilateral global institutions facilitating capitalist hegemony, an arrangement backed by U.S. supremacy, is clearly in decline. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released a blueprint…