There's a financial crisis. The US is at the core of that. There's Iraq and Afghanistan. The US is also at the core of that.
John Robb is a good US strategic thinker who doesn't agree (rightfully so) with the way the US handles it all. And he's asked to give a talk to a congress committee . He's made a 3.5 page summary of his testimony (pdf) that I enjoyed reading.
The pdf provides you with a high-level framework to stimulate your own thinking. Recommended.
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