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3/8/12: The Myth of American Decline

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By Doug Fabrizio

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3/8/12: The Myth of American Decline

Salt Lake City, UT – Some political observers say the United States is a global superpower on the wane. They see the rise of China and America's increasing failure to get its way in the world as signs of decline. Robert Kagan, a foreign policy commentator, disagrees. He says the size and influence of America's economy, its unparalleled military might and its global political clout position it to remain the world's predominant power. Kagan joins Doug on Wednesday to discuss America's present and future status.

  • Read Kagan's article "Not Fade Away: Against the Myth of American Decline," which originally appeared in The New Republic magazine.
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