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January 4, 2012

How does the world look in an age of U.S. decline? Dangerously unstable.

After America - by Zbigniew Brzezinski | Foreign Policy
If America falters, the world is unlikely to be dominated by a single preeminent successor -- not even China. International uncertainty, increased tension among global competitors, and even outright chaos would be far more likely outcomes. ... Rather than a world where dreams of democracy flourish, a Hobbesian world of enhanced national security based on varying fusions of authoritarianism, nationalism, and religion could ensue.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 4, 2012 8:52 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Gee, how nice of the anti-semite whose ancestors couldn't afford vowels to bemoan America's "decline," when he is a principal architect of our emasculation.

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at January 4, 2012 1:51 PM

"...and less willing to sacrifice resources for the sake of others' development." Read that again, and again, and remember it every time someone in government destroys an American job, or blocks drilling, or a mine, or passes a seemingly idiotic law; remember who really runs things here.

Posted by: Talnik at January 4, 2012 4:14 PM