“The Battle for World Opinion”

Bill SmullenExecutive Education’s National Security Studies Director, William Smullen, authored an article that addresses the question of America’s standing in the world.

The article appeared in the August 2008 issue of Security and Peace (Sicherheit und Frieden).

Security and Peace is the leading German journal for peace research and security policy. This month’s issue focuses on the future role of the United States in the international security, diplomatic and political arenas.

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America’s standing in the world is at stake. Nations and peoples around the world feel a deep and abiding anger and resentment towards the United States. This affects America’s ability to influence the judgment and actions of those who resist her sense of being able to do whatever she wants to do as a nation. This article suggests changes in American policy that are necessary to bring about the results America seeks.

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