When America is on the brink of World War I, it might be best to rethink some of its domestic policies and focus more on the world.
The US is in a crisis and the world is changing, the U.S. needs to take responsibility for its destiny, writes the editor of the Atlantic.
“It would be foolish to think that we will simply walk away from the world, to say, ‘Look, I’m out of options,'” writes the Atlantic’s John Podhoretz.
This could be because the U, like any other country, is faced with a complex set of challenges.
The U.K., France, Germany and Russia all face threats, and the EU, as well as China, are trying to exert more influence over the region.
America has already suffered setbacks in the past and needs to be ready to take advantage of any opportunities that emerge.
But for the time being, America needs to find a balance between its desire to dominate and the need to ensure that its allies are not exploited.
We can’t just sit back and hope that things will go our way, writes Podhorytz.
The Atlantic, which has become a dominant voice on the American political scene, was founded in 1957 by journalist Walt Rostow.
The newspaper has covered the U