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In an address to the British Parliament last week, President Barack Obama rejected the idea that the United States and Britain are powers in decline, cast into shadow by the rise of China, Brazil and India.

The United States and Great Britain remain "the greatest catalyst for global action", he said. But not France. No. He didn't mention France.

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

“As more nations take on the responsibilities of global leadership, our alliance will remain indispensable to the goal of a century that is more peaceful, more prosperous and more just.”

— President Barack Obama, addressing the British Parliament

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