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About U.S. hegemony.

Given, for example, that France is more philanthropic, per capita, than the rest of the world, including the U.S., and that countries, such as those in the Northeast region of Europe, seem to be doing relatively well regarding terrorism and associated threats, what reason is there for the U.S. to take "moral" or "military" leadership role within the world?

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    Dec 27 2012: Global annual military spending amounted to $1.5 trillion the last time I checked. America military spending is more than 700 billion, yearly, taking almost half of the cake - and that is the reason for her military leadership.

    There is no such thing as 'moral leadership' principles of right and wrong are context determined.
    • Dec 27 2012: Well, I think you are agreeing with me. Thanks.

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