General trends regarding the U.S. position in world order have been moving downwards for some time.
- Christopher Mott
- The National Interest
In July, Iran and China ramped up rhetoric related to the signing of a trade and security pact that would extend workarounds to the economic blockade placed on Tehran by U.S. sanctions.
Meanwhile, in the Mediterranean, Egypt and Turkey seem to be entering a post-American regional rivalry over the fates of the…