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The American friend

The American friend


Hopeless optimism

Barack Obama refuses to see reality as it is. His rhetoric, based on ignorance and optimism, will have serious consequences for the world.

American idea losing its edge

The notion of American exceptionalism has shaped the country's self-image. But uncertainty about the US's position in the world can make it more difficult to uphold exceptionalism as a fundamental concept.

The myth of two different worlds

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the US and Europe are radically different. But the facts show that the contrast between the two continents is not particularly dramatic.