In Defense of America

In Defense of America

Bronwen Maddox

Bronwen Maddox

Anti-Americanism is not a new phenomenon; it was audible in Europe from the moment that the United States was born. Still, there’s no question that a new, more fiery anti-American sentiment has risen in recent years. Indeed, as we approach the end of the Bush presidency, with Iraq in flames, critics around the world argue that the United States has abused its positions as the world’s only superpower. They charge that our government is arrogant and naive; that our vast military tempts our leaders to go to war too easily; and that the current administration is pernicious and contemptuous of principles of cooperation.
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