By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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The United States is the world's most powerful nation. Yet Washington is finding it harder than ever to achieve its ends. Consider Libya, where a campaign that was supposed to last just days is turning into a stalemate that could last weeks or months. So much for being a "superpower."
He writes: "for all the fashionable predictions of China, India, or Brazil surpassing the United States in the next decades, the greater threats may come from modern barbarians and nonstate actors."
Mr. Nye writes: "A policy-oriented concept of power depends upon a specified context to tell us who gets what, how, where, and when."