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American Exceptionalism Rah-Rah

Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer explains why America needs to commit to a coherent foreign policy strategy.

Does America want to be a superpower?

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On The Gist, Ian Bremmer from the Eurasia Group has explored three options for what kind of country America should be: independent, moneyball, or indispensible. He defines these terms on the show, and in his book Superpower: Three Choices for America’s Role in the World. For the Spiel, Jet.com’s sky-high valuation.

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