BUSINESS
10/03/2013 08:33 am ET Updated Dec 03, 2013

Simon Johnson: There Isn't Much Hope For The U.S.

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The United States became a superpower in the 1940s and, 70 years later, stands on the brink of losing that status. It rose to global pre-eminence at short notice, and its decline can occur just as abruptly.

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