🇺🇸 🇬🇧 🇫🇷 "Leading up to the War of American Independence, a debate began in the Dutch Republic on how neutrality could be advantageously defined to promote commerce without becoming involved in wars of ‘entangling alliances'. The actors in this debate would produce arguments that were later adopted by members of George Washington’s cabinet."

Ariane Viktoria Fichtl (2024) Idea(s) of Dutch Neutrality in the American Debate on Neutral Rights (1793–1807), Global Intellectual History, DOI: @histodon @histodons

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