America Has Gone Over the Edge

June 05, 2020

Complaints about American decline have been commonplace since at least the Vietnam War era. In the late 1980s, declinism experienced an upsurge with the publication of "The Rise and Fall of Great Powers," by Paul Kennedy, which warned of the dangers of imperial overstretch. Even America’s...

One Antidote to Coronavirus: More Multilateralism

March 30, 2020

With nearly every government and populace around the world now mobilized to combat the coronavirus pandemic, the sort of broad-based international coordination often seen in previous global crises remains glaringly absent, and it’s holding us back from a solution. The reasons for this lack of...

The World Without American Leadership

August 14, 2019

People around the world, including Americans, have argued that the world can get along without US leadership. Today, they may want to scan the global landscape. While acute crises and violent conflict may not seem imminent at the moment, the view isn’t a hopeful one. For Americans, naively...