December 4, 2013
The World Has Never Been a Nice Place
Greg Scoblete, RealClearWorld
The Associated Press
There's a certain strain of hawkish commentary that seeks to draw a connection between a particularly horrific event (or series of events) abroad to the theme of American global leadership. In this telling, global horrors are not simply an American policy failure on some specific level, but a grim preview of the consequence of a supposed American withdrawal from the world.
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