The Swift Passing of the American Century

Over the span of history, the American Century — those years of American global leadership dating back roughly to D-Day — may turn out to be barely the blink of an eye. Thirty years ago, conservative scholar Francis Fukuyama declared that the rise of liberal democracy in the post-World War II era and the collapse of the Soviet Union marked “the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and… the final form of human government.” Would that it was true.

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