American Decline: Another BRIC in the Wall

I didn’t find much to disagree with in Dan Drezner’s Newsweek corrective reminding folks that reports of America’s demise have been greatly exagerrated. Drezner concurs that in relative terms, America is certainly in decline. Part of that is the short term effects of the Bush administration’s various misadventures, and part of it due to the rapid rise of what Parag Khanna calls the Second World (and what others refer to as the BRIC’s: Brazil, Russia, India and China). Drezner makes some good points about the resilience of American markets, as well as the structural realities that make them the global […]

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