“Until we achieve that kind of innovation and prosperity, then, the United States will continue to be mired in history and hegemony and unipolarity will be a thing of the past. Thus, we will be forced to operate in a balance-of-power paradigm in which the Chinese are very near-to-parity with the United States and the Russians continue nipping at our proverbial heels (despite Russia being a country in severe decline). We will live in a world in which geopolitical risk to the United States is at an all-time high, since we are unable to overcome the major threats posed by rogue states and terrorists also. However, it will take some time to generate the kind of economic boom that is needed. And, it’s not an entirely bad thing to reassess some of our preconceived notions and support for institutions that bear little relevance to this new-old world order of hard geopolitics, strict national interests, and competing spheres of influence around the world.”
I respond to questions on my recent Risk Assessment on Space Weaponization–Is Space Weaponization Dangerous? Yes, but not as dangerous as leaving the strategic high ground open to others.
In my most recent article over at American Greatness, I assert that globalism is dead. Globalization has ended. And, in order for the U.S. to secure its interests in this increasingly parochial world, the U.S. must create an informal alliance of like minded Western democracies to secure its interests.