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The Hegemony of Pop
The European Magazine
Germany's leading online opinion magazine
While the U.S.'s cultural prominence is partially related to its political, military and economic power, such power is not the only cause of America's global cultural hegemony. Rather, the U.S. offers a unique convergence of several factors.
Libya, the United States, and Iran: Just Who Is "Meddling"?
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett
Authors, 'Going to Tehran'; Penn State Professor and American ...
With its no doubt emotionally gratifying but feckless rhetoric demanding Gaddafi's departure, the Obama Administration has ensured that it can play no constructive role in a process of political transition in Libya.
Sounding the Death Knell of U.S. Global Dominance
Foreign Policy Analyst
America needs to change course quickly, because as the Taliban movement gains strength and the U.S. loses its grip on the Middle East, the death knell continues to ring -- louder and louder.
Old U.S. Allies Are Hedging Their Strategic Bets
Leon T. Hadar
Washington-based journalist and global affairs analyst
Washington should welcome the steps towards strategic adjustment being pursued by its allies and refrain from any attempt to force them to re-embrace to the old subservient approach towards the United States.
Putting the Honduras Debate in Perspective
Professor Emeritus of International Relations, University of S...
The new US authorities understand that the United States no longer has the means to exert quick control in such countries as Honduras, and that trying to do so could undermine more promising multilateral avenues for achieving US objectives.
American Ideals and Afghanistan's Women
Martha St Jean
A New Yorker
I am advocating that freedom comes through education, not coercion. I am advocating that we too educate ourselves before we attempt to become great emancipators.
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