Editor's note: This will be Robert Farley’s final “Over the Horizon” column at World Politics Review. However, we look forward to featuring his work in WPR in the future. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank Robert for making “Over the Horizon” a must read over the past year and a half and to wish him success in all his many endeavors.
The intellectual battle over the future of American hegemony has been joined. Andrew Bacevich argues that the American Century has ended and that further American pretentions to hegemony will lead to disaster. Michael Cohen argues that the United States suffers from critical domestic problems that undermine long-term U.S. capability. On the other side of the debate, Dan Drezner, Robert Kagan and others (.pdf) argue that U.S. military and economic advantage are likely to persist over the foreseeable future. ...
To read the rest, sign up to try World Politics Review
- TWO WEEKS FREE.
- Cancel any time.
- After two weeks, just $11.99 monthly or $94.99/year.
Request a free trial for your office or school. Everyone at a given site can get access through our institutional subscriptions.
- Strategic Horizons: The U.S. Army Makes Its Case for Post-COIN Relevance
- New Growth for Nuclear Energy Depends on Asia
- Diplomatic Fallout: Islamic State, Ebola’s Common Ally: Weak Crisis Response Mechanisms
- Diplomatic Fallout: Now Is Not the Time for a 'Grand Bargain' With Russia
- Diplomatic Fallout: U.S. Sidelines Russia at U.N., but Real-World Gains Remain Elusive