Is anyone else alarmed by the fact that France, Germany, Russia and China are cozying up to one another in an effort to check the American hyperpower? I’m not alarmed so much by the fact that there are countries disagreeing with the policies of the United States — hell, I disagree with most of the policies of the United States — but what’s worrisome is that the post-WWII alliance of the last 50 years seems to be on its way to fraying irrevocably.
Sen. John Kerry (Mass.), one of a half-dozen Democratic presidential contenders, delivered a major foreign policy address at Georgetown University Thursday evening. The text was forwarded to me by a buddy of mine. I include the complete text, with no comments, other than to add that I think Kerry may be on to something here.