The more immediate danger is that as America's soft power crumbles, the White House will lean harder on hard power — with predictably grim results.
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As conditions in the U.S. deteriorate, the world will continue to suffer the consequences of U.S. military force — but without the mitigating influences of U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy.
Donald Trump is the first person to run openly and without apology on a platform of American decline.
Just as humans must reconfigure their relationship with nature, the United States must reconfigure its relationship with the world.