May 31, 2014

Where's the Cavalry?

Emanuele Ottolenghi, Standpoint

The Associated Press

In 1999, the French foreign minister Hubert Védrine complained about American "hyperpower", echoing the New Left's genetic disdain for America's unchallenged role in the world. Now, where has America gone?

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