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The United States: From Global Vanguard to Global Hindrance

The United States used to be the key force promoting global governance. What are the global consequences of America’s deeply divided domestic politics?

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U.S. Message to the BRICS: No More Mr. Nice Guy

Is “soft power” just a friendlier-sounding way for the United States to dominate the world?

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After the S&P Downgrade: It’s Anybody’s World

Does the U.S. credit downgrade mark the end of the country’s economic dominance?

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BRICS: Add "T" for Turkey

How has Turkey’s prime minister succeeded in modernizing his country?

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The End of American Centrality

Why are world-shaping events increasingly passing the United States by?

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Gordon Brown Vs. Larry Summers: Battle of Global Economic Titans

Is Gordon Brown a credible candidate to lead the IMF in the future?

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Middle Class and Globalization: A Big Power Comparison (Part I)

Which nation stands to lose the most compared to its own expectations, projected path and historic experiences?

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Larry Summers: Economic Idolatrist, or False Prophet?

Why has the former U.S. Treasury Secretary gone from hyping the United States to breathlessly promoting India?

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Dateline America: What’s So Horrible About Being Anti-Colonialist?

Is President Obama really an anti-colonialist, as Dinesh D’Souza argues? And so what if he is?

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B.O. = G.O.?

Will President Obama’s legacy be a world where non-Americans are the true agents of change?

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