U.S. politics in the era of imperial decline will be nasty, stupid, petty and racist—just as we are already experiencing.
The president's program renders the United States more unpopular and vulnerable to external threats and fans the flames of conflict in the Middle East.
Has America become one big con game? Looking at who's in the White House, it would seem so.
The use of chemical weapons in Syria is an atrocity, but American politicians' outrage draws on myths of American exceptionalism and erosion of political memory .
Are we in an era of a “new peace”? Think again.