America is on the cusp of an astonishing geopolitical comeback

Michael Burger (Roger Williams) and Paul Frymer (Princeton): Property Law and American Empire. Amitai Etzioni (GWU): The Devolution of American Power. From Foreign Affairs, Michael A. Cohen (Century): Hypocrisy Hype: Can Washington Still Walk and Talk Differently? Richard Falk on An American Idol: Should the United States “govern” the world? Matthew Crosston on the US and the problem of being a geopolitical prom queen. The world is right to hate us: Patrick L. Smith on arrogance, ignorance and obscene foreign policy. Anne Applebaum on why America’s critics will miss the U.S. superpower. Last one standing: The pundits told us “the rest” would rise — now they’ve fallen, and America is on the cusp of an astonishing geopolitical comeback. Carlos Lozada reviews The Myth of America’s Decline by Josef Joffe (and more). Refuting U.S. declinism, sort of: Anne Kim reviews Unleashing the Second American Century: Four Forces for Economic Dominance by Joel Kurtzman. Stephen M. Walt reviews Special Responsibilities: Global Problems and American Power by Mlada Bukovansky, Ian Clark, Robyn Eckersley, Richard Price, Christian Reus-Smit, and Nicholas Wheeler. The End of History ends: For the first time since the Cold War, the United States is going to have to adopt a coherent Eurasian strategy that integrates European, Middle Eastern, South Asian and East Asian policy into a comprehensive design. From Beijing to Jerusalem: Robert Kaplan on the creation of a mega-zone of conflict. Harry J. Kazianis on debating a strategy for World War III. Always and everywhere: Andrew J. Bacevich on the New York Times and the enduring “threat” of isolationism. President Barack Obama discusses his foreign policy — Israel, Iran, Syria — in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg.