Here’s more TPM required reading: “The Arrogant Empire: Americaâs unprecedented power scares the world, and the Bush administration has only made it worse. How we got hereâand what we can do about it now.” It’s just out in the new issue of Newsweek. This is an extremely thoughtful and subtle discussion of our current predicament. It shows how this is both the result of our current, objective predominance in the world and the ways in which the current administration has compounded the problem. The article, in case you’re wondering, is by that notorious dove and America-basher Fareed Zakaria.