Wednesday, February 20, 2008
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Eagle soaring... for the moment
International relations scholars are/should be familiar with a series of edited volumes on U.S. foreign policy entitled Eagle ________. Eagle Entangled, Eagle Defiant, Eagle Resurgent, Eagle in a New World, etc.
With all the talk of lost hegemony, my latest column for Newsweek International points out that even if U.S. power is waning, it hasn't exactly disappeared. It's called, "The Eagle Still Soars." The take home point:
There is a difference between forming expectations about future trends and believing that the future is now. If anything, recent events reaffirm the primacy of American power....Go check it out.
posted by Dan on 02.20.08 at 08:18 PM
Sure hope your title was not influenced, in whole or in part, by the Ashcroft rendition of similar name.
"... a series of edited volumes on U.S. foreign policy entitled Eagle ________."
My personal favorite overused/abused title is Whither ______?
Question mark at the end is optional.posted by: Joseph Sixpack on 02.20.08 at 08:18 PM [permalink]
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