After Iraq: America has had a bruising decade, but do not underestimate either the superpower or its president. The end of the American superpower: More so than its imperial wars, it is the gutting of the US economy that brought the eclipse of the American century. Economists are warning that the world's number one economy is on the brink of collapse. The Guns of August: Chalmers Johnson on lowering the flag on the American Century. America's century is over, but it will fight on: The structural problems of the US economy are too deepseated and intractable to be solved by regular doses of cheap money. America is suffering a power outage, and the rest of the world knows it. One and a half cheers for American decline: The future’s not ours — and that’s good news. Mortimer Zuckerman on the end of American optimism. Sandy Levinson on why we are better advised to look at Weimar Germany during the 1920s to understand our present political situation. A review of The Demise of America: The Coming Breakup of the United States and What Will Replace It by Don Durrett. Decline, but not inevitable decline: Conrad Black on how the U.S. is in deep but not irreversible trouble. A recent poll found that the majority of Americans believe the nation is in decline — that is debatable, but a shift under way from industry to polish is real. Wallowing in Decline: Americans have gone from gloating over their global influence to bemoaning the loss of it — they were wrong then, and they're wrong now. America, it seems, is always in decline: A review of Dismantling America by Thomas Sowell. A nation in decline? Doug Henwood interviews Michael D. Yates. Think America is in decline? Don't bet on it. A review of Why America is Not a New Rome by Vaclav Smil.