The Decline of the American Empire?

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The Bush years have been marked by a vigorous debate on whether America has moved from superpower to empire. When she was National Security Advisor, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice clearly said the United States had no imperial ambitions. But with no other superpowers in sight, what is the role of the US in the world today? How have President Bush's strategies on national security and the "war on terror" affected America's actions on the global stage, and how is it regarded by others? What about the challenge from growing economic giants such as China? At home, does a decline in civic involvement signal a weakening from within? Guest host Sara Terry guest explores the forces shaping America's identity.
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Guest host Sara Terry is an award-winning writer and photographer, Her latest photo-documentary project is Aftermath: Bosnia's Long Road to Peace.

Mexico's Instituto Federal Electoral

PRD candidate Andr--s Manuel L--pez Orbrador

PAN candidate Felipe Calder--n

Dellios' article on lack of clear winner in Mexico's presidential election

American Forces Information Service on ---Operation Mountain Thrust'

Gall's article on US-Afghan friction over conduct of insurgency raids



Warren Olney