The U.S. did not leave behind a safe and stable situation, but it was never capable of creating one.
And the global upper-middle class doubled.
China’s government emphasizes control over prosperity while a demoralized West offers little opposition.
Americans oppose restrictions, but report feeling less free to speak about political matters.
President Joe Biden's promised return to normality will unfortunately extend to his administration's foreign policy.
Protesters in many countries may find themselves facing down state forces with extralegal powers and a muzzled press.
Rocket attacks and "precision defensive strikes" will bring us ever closer to truly endless war.
Trump is routinely accused, with good reason, of distorting the facts and failing to face reality. It's time for his critics to take a good long look in the mirror.
Plus: Google CEO to get grilled today on bias and tobacco farmers are finding new profits in hemp.
The cautious prudence the U.S. desperately needed after a decade and a half of shoot-from-the-hip interventionism has been relegated to a talking point.