In Washington D.C., the United States’ current role in the world is hotly debated. Many argue that we are living in an exceptional time whose events will affect history for years to come. Since President Obama is not likely to make any significant changes to his foreign policy in his last term, the focus has shifted to the strategic decisions facing the next president.
The US must rethink what role it should play in the world and the strategies to apply. In the report A More Determined US in the World? Foreign Policy and the Next American President, Albin Aronsson describes different the roles that the US might play in world politics and analyzes their implications.