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Unformatted text preview: Elizabeth Christy Is America Weak? May 20 th 2010 Anastasia Martin Comparative Politics Rasmussen Business College Is America Weak? When we think of America, we think of a Superpower; America strives to be the best. We are the role models and try to lead my example, however we are not perfect. We may not even be the strongest. The concepts of strong and weak states is difficult for people in the U.S. to appreciate. Americans are so accustomed to seeing their nation as incredibly powerful, that they have trouble with a typology that classifies it as a weak state. The United States has one of the weakest states of any of the industrialized democracies (pg. 60). With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States became the worlds only superpower, which seeks to exert its influence, seemingly, wherever and whenever it wants to (pg. 60). Compared with the other liberal democracies, the influence, seemingly, wherever and whenever it wants to (pg....
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