As a result of America’s misadventures in Iraq and Afghanistan, we have lost the global clout we derived from our role in World War II—for good.
Battles rarely turn the tide of history. We're merely beating our chests.
The Western ideal is dying. We have become a militarized people and the catastrophes of civil war, pandemics and climate change lie in our and the world’s futures.
The Long War needs a story of World War Two-like significance. The enemy is not only powerful, it is also the "enemy of civilization."
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