July 26, 2012 6:59 PM
Condoleezza Rice on American leadershipCondoleezza Rice on American leadership:
July 26, 2012 8:37 pm
US must recall it is not just any country
In this young century, the 9/11 attacks, the global financial crisis and the unrest in the Arab world have struck at the heart of vital US interests. If Americans want the tectonic plates of the international system to settle in a way that makes the world safer, freer and more prosperous, the US must overcome its reluctance to lead. We will have to stand up for and promote the power and promise of free markets and free peoples, and affirm that American pre-eminence safeguards rather than impedes global progress.