America must show Wise Power

20 years years ago (2001) America was attacked (9/11)

America’s SELF-CONFIDENCE (sense of INVINCIBILITY) was shattered and, I believe, has been on the decline since then

In 2001, George W Bush responded to terrorist attacks by unleashing America’s tried-and-true HARD POWER, namely its military might by invading Afghanistan and Irak (while Osama Bin Laden, 9/11’s real mastermind, was still on the loose)

In 2009, with Obama’s arrival at the White House, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used America’s SMART POWER (America’s…