In my weekly column for World Politics Review, I contrast U.S. President Donald J. Trump's unilateral approach to COVID-19 with past presidents' multilateral approaches to global crisis management.
President Donald Trump has been pilloried for jeopardizing thousands of American lives through his delayed domestic response to COVID-19. His failure of global leadership, however, has been equally glaring. Rather than rallying other nations in a collective effort, he has doubled down on his “America First” instincts, as if a purely national approach could defeat a global pandemic. The contrast with his immediate predecessors is stark.
Read the full World Politics Review article here.