September 9, 2011
The Dangers of American Retreat
Philip Stephens, Financial Times
The U.S. is visibly overburdened by its present entanglements. Its credit rating has been downgraded and Washington is in a state of permanent political gridlock. You do not have to be an American declinist to imagine it is about to take a big step back.
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