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Empire as a state of being

"The coming century will not be American, and the emerging world order will not be centered. As the historical re-balancing towards non-western world regions unfolds, the US will be faced with a novel de-centered and plural configuration of world politics. How will the US accommodate itself to this new order?"
Philip S. Golub is associate professor at the American University of Paris, lecturer at the University of Paris VIII and author of "Power, Profit and Prestige. A History of American Imperial Expansion, Pluto Press, London 2010.

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