In its Strategic Survey for 1968, the London-based Institute for Strategic Studies observed that the United States had lost its "desire and ability to he the universal and dominant power." Our experiences "at home and abroad had exhausted" our "confident sense of purpose and ability."
Colbert, R. G.
"President's Notes: Challenge!,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 24
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol24/iss5/2