Why is America alone?

The quote “Great power rivalries are first and foremost contests for allies” is from a …
  • Regional powers and U.S. allies, nowadays, try to figure out what the nature of this trend is and what it will lead to. Although it is dubbed "pragmatic realism" by actors of this new foreign policy, it raises concern about a new form of isolationism and a more aggressive form of unilateralism. The belated expression of commitment to the collective security clause of NATO has become part of this concern.
  • The already weakened ties with allies in the region due to former U.S. President Obama's policies may receive another blow after the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, unless Trump is quick to take action to fix ties