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You mean you actually dream of the Cheney/Bolton desired vision of the world coming true? (You really should be careful of what you wish for)
I don't think Cheney and Bolton can dismantle the existing international institutions. What would unravel is the web that keep the US at the center of the world system. The neocons see the rest of the world as a burden, while we are in effect propping up the US economy and financing the Iraq war.
In the long run, we're all misquoted — not Keynes
China has an absolutist old style sovereignty is king, what people do in their own spheres is nobody's business vision of the world. Same goes for Russia. Japan is leaning toward America. India is torn between a Chinese approach and an alliance with the US. The difference between a Clintonian, muscular liberal internationalism (my personal preference), and EU view of the world is means, not ends - and the liberal internationalists do take Europe's views on means into account. Your dream would leave everything Europeans hate about American foreign policy intact, and their own desires for the world outside Europe itself in tatters. It would be a world where only national interests matter, human rights and economic justice would mean absolutely nothing. Think of how the US, France, and the USSR played in Africa during the Cold War - that's what you'd get all around the world.
But... the Bush MO relies on a combination of evil and incompetence, so as soon as the attack plan was in place the chances of a good outcome began to shrivel towards non-existence.
And someone more competent and less evil, like Clinton, would never have invaded in the first place. Even if Kerry had won in 04, it was too late to rescue the situation by then.
The non-evil and (arguably) competent thing to do at this point is to get the US out and install a UN peacekeeping force.
Meanwhile back in the US it's a kind of reverse Sovietization, politically and culturally, and also economically. The NeoCons apparently had such a good time persuading themselves that defence spending bankrupted the USSR that they've decided to try the same tactic on their home audience.
I think we may need to get used to the idea that if the Bush Plan continues and oil prices start spiking regularly, the US won't be able to afford anything like its current levels of military presence. An economy implodes when the costs of production and transportation are far higher then possible profit margins. At that point food stops being grown and transported and everything gets very unpleasant very quickly. Keeping aircraft carriers afloat may prove difficult when no one is being paid.
I'm hoping that an inward-looking and retrospective Christian Fascistocracy isn't the most likely outcome, but without a change of direction it probably is.
And ironically Europe is best placed to fill the gap. Not militarily, but certainly economically and perhaps also politically. I think there's more political and social resilience here, and probably more willingness to deal with discomfort when aiming for a soft landing. (Although I could easily be very wrong about that last part.)
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