In a world that is finally waking up to the climate crisis, everyone has new summits to reach. The COP 26 climate conference in Glasgow this November will be a crucial test. Stronger decarbonization and climate-financing commitments must be made to keep the world on a sustainable path. But even then, the real work will have only just begun.
Although the attacks 20 years ago did not usher in an era of global terrorism, they did usher in the so-called Global War on Terrorism. And that profoundly affected what the US did in the world, how the world came to regard the US, and how many Americans came to view their country’s foreign policy.
argues that the main changes have stemmed from America's strategically misguided response to the attacks.