Restraint Is Rehab for a Conflict-Addicted Hegemon

Besides being costly and unwise for the United States, giving the keys of global “leadership” to a conflict addict is irresponsible and dangerous for the rest of the world.

Jeremy Shapiro urges the U.S. to go into rehab:

Jeffrey is sanguine, however, about the United States’ ability to impose this order in the face of domestic polarization, a rising China, a defiant Russia, a chronically unstable Middle East, and various human rights catastrophes around the world. The key, he notes, is avoiding the overextension that has pl…

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