Just wanted to share a great article I recently read in the Vancouver Sun. The story by Graham Turner was originally printed in The Daily Telegraph in London. The title, The U.S. Empire.
here's a little snippet:
Why is there such a deep distrust between the United States and the rest of the world? To find out, veteran British journalist Graham Turner, a senior feature writer with London's Daily Telegraph, spent five weeks traveling across the U.S., talking to members of the administration, university presidents, military commanders, CEOs of giant corporations and banks - and ordinary citizens. What he came up with is a picture of the world's imperial power - seen through the experienced eyes of an older, faded empire.
I know it's long, but trust me, it's worth it... longer is better...