January 25, 2014

The Rise of the American Empire

Hans Hoyng, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

America's rise to superpower status began with its 1917 entry into World War I. President Woodrow Wilson had grand visions for the peace that followed, but failed. The battle he started in the US between idealists and realists continues to this day.

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