September 14, 2012
U.S. Becoming a Selective Superpower
Philip Stephens, Financial Times
The U.S. image of itself as permanent guarantor of the global commons is being replaced by a sharper assessment of national interests. Grandiose talk of building a new international system has made way for a strategic outlook that sees the U.S. at the centre of a return to a world of great power balancing and coalition-building. America, you could say, is fast becoming the selective superpower.
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