Welcome to American Prestige

Welcome to the new and improved American Prestige. In the summer of 2021, we started this podcast because we were exhausted by the mainstream media’s coverage of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs. For the duration of our lifetimes (and for decades before that) the overwhelming majority of U.S. commentators, newspeople, and pundits have assumed that global peace and prosperity depend on what is euphemistically called U.S. global “leadership”—a fancy word for empire. Because the United States rules the world, the foreign policy elite has repeated

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