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November 24, 2002 9:44 PM   Subscribe

Hegemon, hyperpower, empire. "As the United States marches to war, no other label quite seems to capture the scope of American power or the scale of its ambition."
posted by four panels (3 comments total)
Already discussed.
posted by coelecanth at 1:01 AM on November 25, 2002

Hey, I've got a great idea for a totally original article! Let's compare the United States to the Roman Empire!

(Even though it's been done about four thousand times in the past year, and debunked a comparable number of times.)
posted by oissubke at 6:18 AM on November 25, 2002

"Already discussed". How nice! I'd say "disgusted already". When people all over the Asian world start shooting at American, Australian and European tourists we're going to discuss this again, I'm sure...ò
posted by acrobat at 6:24 AM on November 25, 2002

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