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US election tears at the seams of liberal democracy

Allegations about electoral fraud and other irregularities are normally associated with Africa and so-called Third World countries

So what does that say about the United States, asks DW’s Mimi Mefo Takambou.

  • Deutsche Welle

Practically every aspect of US foreign policy in the last few decades, whether good or bad, has been dominated by two ideals:

The establishment of America’s liberal order and the promotion of its democratic values.

The United States justified its wars in Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan and its involvement in Libya by claiming that it is the arbiter of democratic values, which it has a duty to promote and…

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