Should Americans try to shape the world, or concentrate on building a better society at home?
This has been the central question of our foreign policy for more than a century and is the subject of Stephen Kinzer's new book, "The True Flag"
When the debate first exploded, Theodore Roosevelt led the interventionist charge. Mark Twain called him "clearly insane" for turning the Stars and Stripes into "a bandit flag." Kinzer explains the origins of this great debate--and why it is still raging.
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