The Gist: Ian Bremmer from the Eurasia Group, and the Jet.com valuation.

Does America Actually Want to Be a Superpower?

Does America Actually Want to Be a Superpower?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
July 20 2015 7:19 PM

American Exceptionalism Rah-Rah

Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer explains why America needs to commit to a coherent foreign policy strategy.

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Does America want to be a superpower?

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Listen to Episode 301 of Slate’s The Gist:

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On The Gist, Ian Bremmer from the Eurasia Group has explored three options for what kind of country America should be: independent, moneyball, or indispensible. He defines these terms on the show, and in his book Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World. For the Spiel, Jet.com’s sky-high valuation.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.