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The Rise of Europe, America's Changing Internationalism, and the End of U.S. Primacy
Charles A. Kupchan argues that America’s position of global dominance is far less durable than commonly presumed, as shown by lack of support for the war in Iraq. He contends that the next challenge to America’s might comes not from the Islamic world or an ascendent China, but from an integrating Europe that is rising as a counterweight to the United States. The waning of American primacy will be expedited by the erosion of liberal internationalism in the United States, inducing other nations to resist rather than rally behind U.S. leadership.

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