U.S. standing in the world matters, Americans care about it, and a weakened stature continues to hamper U.S. policy. Twenty prominent political scientists have recently completed a year-long study of the issue and clear away the underbrush of misunderstanding.
BY PETER KATZENSTEIN, JEFFREY LEGRO, THE APSA TASK FORCE ON U.S. STANDING IN WORLD AFFAIRS|OCTOBER 5, 2009
The 2008 U.S. election was all about change. But that's not what we're
going to get on foreign policy, says the longtime speechwriter for
Condoleezza Rice. Instead of a radical departure from Bush, we're
likely to end up with a lot more of the same. And that may be just what