The Corner

Former Superpower?

If America can’t defeat its enemies in Iraq – the remnants of Saddam Hussein’s corrupt regime, al Qaeda “emir” Abu Musab Zarqawi, and suicide bombers eager for their 72 virgins in Heaven – it is no longer a superpower. America-haters are hoping for just such a result.

My Scripps column on this question is here.

Clifford D. MayClifford D. May is an American journalist and editor. He is the president of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative policy institute created shortly after the 9/11 attacks, ...


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