The Irreplaceable America
The Financial Times reported yesterday that China is poised to replace the United States as the world’s largest economy this year—five years earlier than expected—stripping the U.S. of a title that it has held since 1872. This development has intensified debate not only over whether China is now the world’s foremost economic power, but also over whether it is on track to displace the U.S. for global preeminence. Bruce Jones’s new book Still Ours to Lead lays the foundation for a more sophisticated and constructive discourse on America’s role in the world.
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