David Forsythe

David P. Forsythe is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Nebraska, and the co-author with Patrice McMahon of the recently published book, American Exceptionalism Reconsidered: U.S. Foreign Policy, Human Rights, and World Order.

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Trump’s threats to a liberal world order are not entirely new

November 24, 2017
By: David Forsythe

Trump’s attitude towards human rights is not entirely new: our presumed liberal world order is more ...


Hard times for human rights

July 13, 2017
By: David Forsythe

Are we facing hard times for human rights, or are these ups and downs in global affairs to be expected ...


The death knell of American Exceptionalism under Trump

February 16, 2017
By: David Forsythe

If Trump pushes his agenda too far, Republicans concerned with liberal democracy and rule of law might ...