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Is Pax Americana finished? Many say that America is no longer the leader of the free world. They argue we've abdicated our responsibilities to our NATO allies, backed out of a global climate agreement, and ceded our moral authority in countless ways since electing Donald Trump. We still possess the world's largest military and biggest economy, and the idea of America still resonates across the globe. But in making America great again, have we lost our standing in the world?

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Many former allies say we have ceded democratic leadership to Germany's Angela Merkel, and that our current president is no friend to liberal democracy and its values.

Donald Trump cannot claim the mantle of “leading” the free world by default. America’s military might is not the only criteria necessary.
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Others say that America is exceptional regardless of who we choose to lead us.

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For many, the American withdrawal from the historic Paris climate accords signals the end of American global leadership.

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But others applaud the move, and say America can still lead even when we put our own interests first.

FINAL RESULTS
Politics
Is the U.S. still the leader of the free world?
A festive crown for the winner
#AmericaFirstAlways
#WeNoLongerLead