“The status of the United States as a global leader over the past seven decades has been built not just on wealth and power but also, and just as important, on the legitimacy that flows from the United States’ domestic governance, provision of global public goods, and ability and willingness to muster and coordinate a global response to crises. The coronavirus pandemic is testing all three elements of U.S. leadership. So far, Washington is failing the test.” (The trifecta from hell: Iraq war. 2008 self-inflicted financial crisis. Covid19.) Foreign Affairs: The Coronavirus Could Reshape Global Order.

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