Again another one I have to pass on…enjoy!
The success of the American experiment in self-government is a result of its founding principles, set forth in the Declaration of Independence and secured by the United States Constitution. The universal and permanent truths of human equality and liberty are preserved in America by the rule of law, and are reflected in its institutions and cherished by its people.
So does that mean we have a special role to play in the world?
From the Founding, US foreign policy has been to defend the American constitutional system and the common interests of the American people by providing for the common defense, protecting freedom of commerce and seeking peaceful relations with other nations while maintaining independence so that American can govern itself according to its principles and pursue our national interests.
The Founders also were keenly aware of the universal significance of American principles and our unique responsibility for upholding and…
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