Tag Archives: American exceptionalism

“Americanism” Revisited

How can one stop the dangerous perpetuation of an unrealistic conception of America’s place in the world?

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America’s Dark Shadows: The Charleston Massacre

White supremacist Dylann Roof extends a national tradition of ritual slaying.

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The End of American Exceptionalism?

America, on the road to become like Europe’s social democracies, is losing its exceptionalism.

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Rethinking America’s Exceptionalism

Can Americans exist without the ideology of exceptionalism that has carried them for over two centuries?

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American Power: When Atlas Shrugs

To bear less responsibility in the 21st century will do the United States good, even it it means less American power.

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Was America Ever Exceptional?

How it hurts a nation that cannot distinguish between strength and power.

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Hillary Clinton and the Art of Defending American Power Linguistically

Why are even America’s self-acclaimed liberal internationalists still so keen on being top dog? Will John Kerry follow in Hillary Clinton’s footsteps on this issue?

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American Exceptionalism and the Politics of Foreign Policy

Has the United States sacrificed its founding and traditional values in its conduct of foreign policy?

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How We Lost American Exceptionalism

How did Democrats and Republicans both become the parties of war and the purveyors of an interventionist foreign policy?

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The Idea of American Exceptionalism

Has the United States lost the set of civic values that made it exceptional among nations?

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