USA Today on 'The Reckoning'

The Reckoning
The Future of American Power
May 21 2012 5:33 PM

USA Today on 'The Reckoning'

A review today by USA Today of my book. Excuse the shill.

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By Jon Rosen

Special to USA Today

With sustained high unemployment, mounting national debt, and legislative gridlock in Washington, the world's most powerful nation is not in the midst of its finest hour.

As China and other emerging powers rise on the international stage, and uprisings in the Arab world continue to test the limits of U.S. foreign policy, the age of American global dominance may be ending.

But what will diminished U.S. influence mean for America and its allies? According to author Michael Moran, much depends on whether Washington can get its house in order.

In The Reckoning: Debt, Democracy, and the Future of American Power, Moran offers a glimpse of a world in which the U.S. is no longer an "unrivaled economic and military giant" and presents advice to American leaders to help them navigate the transition to a more modest global role. (Read the rest at USA Today)

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