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Social Media: Americas: North America: United States

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A Tale of Two Secretaries
Examines Donald Rumsfeld as a secretary of war and as a secretary of defense. By Eliot A. Cohen. (Foreign Affairs, 5/1/2002) Read More...

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Alone or With Others: The Temptations of Post-Cold War Power
America should use its post-Cold War hegemony wisely by deepening its ties with its NATO allies and thereby save itself from the temptations of overwhelming power. By Robert W. Tucker. (Foreign Affair... Read More...

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America and Europe: Clash of the Titans?
The euro's launch will transform the transatlantic relationship for good by placing Europe on an equal economic footing with the United States. An effective U.S. partnership with Europe is essential t... Read More...

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America Discovers Central Asia
The September 11 terrorist attacks and their aftermath have spurred a renewed U.S. interest in Central Asia. Despite official rhetoric, America is likely to remain militarily engaged there for some ti... Read More...

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America Slams the Door (On Its Foot): Washington's Destructive New Visa Policies
Harsh new restrictions on Muslim visitors have told potential friends that the United States no longer wants them. Goodwill is being squandered; Americans will pay. By John N. Paden and Peter W. Singe... Read More...

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American Primacy in Perspective
If America's current global predominance does not constitute unipolarity, then nothing ever will. And despite what many have argued, no serious attempts by others to balance U.S. power are likely for ... Read More...

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American Primacy is a Lesser Evil
(Belfer Center, 7/23/2003)

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America's Imperial Ambition
The concepts emerging from the Bush administration's war on terrorism form a neoimperial vision in which the United States arrogates to itself the global role of setting standards, determining threats... Read More...

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Back to the Bazaar
The bargain struck with Egypt and Saudi Arabia after the Gulf War seemed successful for a decade, but now the United States is facing the consequences: Washington backed Cairo's and Riyadh's authorita... Read More...

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Be Careful What You Wish For: The Future of U.S.-Saudi Relations
(World Policy Journal, 3/1/2002)

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Between the Old Left and the New Right
The new right's insistence on smearing detente as appeasement led them to ignore subtle Soviet encroachments and abandon Ford when he urged Congress to aid Indochina and Angola. The neocons undercut t... Read More...

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Bully of the Free World
Since World War II, America has styled itself the "leader of the free world." But to get its way, the United States has ignored the American public and used covert action, sabotage, and threats agains... Read More...

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Bush and Putin’s Tentative Embrace
(World Policy Journal, 12/1/2001)

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Bush and the World
To fight terrorism and protect U.S. interests and ideals, the only practical solution for Bush is to bolster the international community that the United States helped create. By Michael Hirsh. (Forei... Read More...

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Cherry - Picking: US and European Relationship
(Heritage Foundation, 6/11/2003)

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Choosing Engagement: Uniting the U.N. with U.S. Interests
The U.N.'s voluble critics fret that it threatens American sovereignty. In fact, a strengthened U.N. system will both serve America's interests and promote its ideals. By William H. Luers. (Foreign Af... Read More...

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Civil War by Other Means
The debates over Kosovo blurred the old divisions between liberals and conservatives, but they did not rise above an even older split in American politics and foreign policy: the enduring divide betwe... Read More...

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Come Partly Home, America: How to Downsize U.S. Deployments Abroad
America should not abdicate its military duties abroad. But careful cuts in the number of U.S. troops overseas could alleviate some current problems without sacrificing U.S. interests or strategic goa... Read More...

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Crisis in Ukraine: U.S. Interests under Threat
(Heritage Foundation, 5/2/2001)

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Debate: A Second American Century
America's prosperity is structural, not transient, and its lead over Europe and Asia will only widen with time. America had the twentieth century. It will also have the twenty-first. By Mortimer B. Zu... Read More...

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Debate: America the Boastful
While the U.S. economy is in a period of robust growth, nothing fundamental has changed. Its long-run growth rate has not accelerated, productivity has not risen, and the structural unemployment rate ... Read More...

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Don’t Fence Me In: A Restless America Seeks Room to Roam
(World Policy Journal, 9/1/2001)

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Elections in Mexico: The Impact on U.S.-Mexican Relations
(Heritage Foundation, 6/20/2000)

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From Prague to Baghdad: NATO at Risk
In Afghanistan, the Bush administration seemed determined at first to keep NATO on the sidelines. Now, as war with Iraq looms and the alliance ponders its own future, the president needs to reaffirm h... Read More...

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How Europe and America Defend Themselves
The great solidarity Europe showed America after September 11 has started to wear off, and real differences have opened up in the transatlantic pursuit of homeland security. Europe's reluctance to tak... Read More...

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Ill-Suited for Empire
Critiques the concept of American empire. By Joseph S. Nye. (Belfer Center, 5/25/2003) Read More...

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Keeping America's Military Edge
The U.S. military dominates the world, holding a qualitative edge over friend and foe alike. But that edge may now be slipping. Washington must make major changes, and fast. By Ashton B. Carter. (Fore... Read More...

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New Priorities for U.S.-Ecuadoran Relations
(Heritage Foundation, 2/10/2003)

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Next Stop Baghdad?
"The United States has no choice left but to invade Iraq itself and eliminate the current regime." By Kenneth M. Pollack. (Foreign Affairs, 3/1/2002, $) Read More...

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The Case for Privatization
By 2030, Social Security payroll tax rates will rise to 19 percent - more than 45 percent including Medicare and Medicaid. The solution is to phase out Social Security and other pay-as-you-go programs... Read More...

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