Sonntag, 9. September 2007

Failed Superpower?

[…] all [Präsidentschaftskandidaten] seem convinced that the world works best with the United States at the helm, and that without American leadership, the world would soon become more dangerous and anarchic and less prosperous.

[…] Americans, who grow up believing in their country’s exceptionalism (which in foreign policy terms often seems to mean not believing that the historical constraints that apply to other nations apply to the U.S.), are not predisposed to believe that American predominance could possibly be coming to an end.

Quelle: Fading superpower?

Interessantes Meinungsstück über die nahe und ferne Zukunft der Vereinigten Staaten respektive deren Relevanz im Weltgeschehen.

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