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Saving the New American Century

The Republican neoconservative elite, alarmed by Donald Trump's course, are backing the Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton.

PROTECTIONIST AND ISOLATIONIST: Mr Trump has called Nafta "a disaster" and threatened to renegotiate it if he is elected president, and pledged to withdraw the US from the TPP. He also intends to disengage the US from its Asian alliances.

THE arrival of a New American Century may be derailed if the populist billionaire Donald Trump becomes president and isolates his country from the wider world.

The prolonged global dominance of the US was described as the American Century, running from the mid-20th century till its end,