America is developing a new global role which will see it shift from a global policeman to a fixer among the world’s trouble spots. The US is evolving into a less polarised position and is taking the centre ground as it re-balances its position on global issues and acts more as a mediator to resolve difficulties which threaten world peace.
THE MOST important geopolitical news for 2014 is that the United States is creating a new global role for itself.
This will be:
• Beyond exceptionalism, which it had derived from being different from Europe and which no longer drives internal positions.
• Beyond military intervention, althoug...