From Conversations With History, an interview with Walter Russell Mead on Britain and America and the making of the modern world; an interview with Peter Dale Scott on wealth, empire, and the future of America; and an interview with Die Zeit publisher Josef Joffe on America’s role in the 21st century. The Creativity Conceit: America will always be number one, won’t it? From NPQ, Brent Scowcroft on the US as the dispensable nation. What do Ptolemy and Copernicus tell us about America's changing global role? From The American Conservative, superpower trip: Plagued by narcissism and impatience, US foreign policy betrays all of the symptoms of criminal thinking. From Commentary, a symposium on Norman Podhoretz’s World War IV: What kind of war are we fighting, and can we win it? (and more). A review of Less Safe, Less Free: Why America Is Losing the War on Terror by David Cole and Jules Lobel. A review of Winning the Right War: The Path to Security for America and the World by Philip H. Gordon. A review of Condoleezza Rice: Naked Ambition by Marcus Mabry. A review of The Confidante: Condoleezza Rice and the Creation of the Bush Legacy by Glenn Kessler (and more and more). Why her dreams crashed: Condi Rice's worldview flipped, and her policies flopped (and more). An interview with John Bolton, author of Surrender Is Not an Option: Defending America at the United Nations and Abroad (and more and more and more and more).