U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his joint news conference with the Swedish prime minister at the chancellery Rosenbad in Stockholm September 4, 2013 (REUTERS/Jessica Gow/Scanpix).
American Leadership in a World in Flux
March 10, 2014,
Critics argue that if the United States withdraws from international leadership, there will be chaos and confusion. They're right, but this hasn't happened yet, writes Bruce Jones. He argues that the U.S. has the underlying capacity, a powerful alliance structure, and a favorable international landscape.