This is the sixth in a nine-part series on how America should fight the war against terrorism. Advertisement Our unfolding prescription for a war on terrorism would seem to go with the flow of history.
No, I mean really glum. In April, a new poll revealed that 81 percent of the American people believe that the country is on the "wrong track. Other polls, asking similar questions, found levels of gloom that were even more alarming, often at and year highs.
There are reasons to be pessimistic—a financial panic and looming recession, a seemingly endless war in Iraq, and the ongoing threat of terrorism. But the facts on the ground—unemployment numbers, foreclosure rates, deaths from terror attacks—are simply not dire enough to explain the present atmosphere of malaise.
American anxiety springs from something much deeper, a sense that large and disruptive forces are coursing through the world. In almost every industry, in every aspect of life, it feels like the patterns of the past are being scrambled.
And—for the first time in living memory—the United States does not seem to be leading the charge. Americans see that a new world is coming into being, but fear it is one being shaped in distant lands and by foreign people.
The world's tallest building is in Taipei, and will soon be in Dubai. Its largest publicly traded company is in Beijing. Its biggest refinery is being constructed in India.
Its largest passenger airplane is built in Europe. The largest investment fund on the planet is in Abu Dhabi; the biggest movie industry is Bollywood, not Hollywood. Once quintessentially American icons have been usurped by the natives. The largest Ferris wheel is in Singapore. The largest casino is in Macao, which overtook Las Vegas in gambling revenues last year.
America no longer dominates even its favorite sport, shopping. The Mall of America in Minnesota once boasted that it was the largest shopping mall in the world. Today it wouldn't make the top ten. In the most recent rankings, only two of the world's ten richest people are American.
These lists are arbitrary and a bit silly, but consider that only ten years ago, the United States would have serenely topped almost every one of these categories.
These factoids reflect a seismic shift in power and attitudes. It is one that I sense when I travel around the world. In America, we are still debating the nature and extent of anti-Americanism.
One side says that the problem is real and worrying and that we must woo the world back. The other says this is the inevitable price of power and that many of these countries are envious—and vaguely French—so we can safely ignore their griping.
But while we argue over why they hate us, "they" have moved on, and are now far more interested in other, more dynamic parts of the globe.War on Terrorism Essay. Personality plays a huge role in shaping the social, as well as, the political behavior of leaders around the world.
This has been highly demonstrated through recent events around the world such as the 9/11 twin bombing attacks, the soviet demise, and the war in Iraq.
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8: Globalization has doubly bad short-term side effects, bringing. terrorism and globalization After the Sept. 11 th terrorist attacks against the US, the very discourse of international relations and global politics has been transformed.
Prior to Sept. 11 th, the dominant issues were geoeconomic in nature. But much of the talk, whether from the stage or in the hallways, was either about globalization (and the so-called antiglobalization movement) or .