This course widens the discourse on North South and South South Cooperation with a focus on security cooperative arrangements at sub-regional level.
It considers how fourth tier states like those of the Caribbean Basin can maneuvre effectively amidst contestations driven by rising extra-regional hegemons and amidst historical power diffusion. It proposes how the principles and practices of reciprocity, accommodation, collaboration and restraint can be effectively deployed to buttress time-honored multidimensional security arrangements.
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Serena Joseph-Harris is a former envoy and intelligence chief who has presided over Inter-American and bi-regional expert groups. She is the author of The Twilight of America's Omnipresence: China's Aggrandizement in a New Era of Multipolarity (2015), which provided the grounding for her expert testimony before a Joint Session of the 114 th. U.S. Congress in September 2015 to discuss the dramatic inroads of the People's Republic of China into Latin America and the Caribbean, and the impact on U.S. and regional interests.