Benn Steil Famous Quotes & Sayings

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1 Benn Steil Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Benn Steil Sayings: The Bretton Woods saga unfurled at a unique crossroads in modern history. An ascendant anticolonial The Bretton Woods saga unfurled at a unique crossroads in modern history. An ascendant anticolonial superpower, the United States, used its economic leverage over an insolvent allied imperial power, Great Britain, to set the terms by which the latter would cede its dwindling dominion over the rules and norms of foreign trade and finance. Britain cooperated because the overriding aim of survival seemed to dictate the course. The monetary architecture that Harry White designed, and powered through an international gathering of dollar-starved allies, ultimately fell, its critics agree, of its own contradictions.