Not just in the USA

By Ken Feltman

Europeans were confident and assertive from the mid-1990s until the economic crunch brought things to a halt in 2008. Now Europeans are uncertain, cautious and want the United States to exert leadership in resolving the economic and political problems that confront developed nations.

That is a finding of Radnor’s Conflict Index research in Europe.

As one Polish economist put it, “The same people who said ‘Yankee go home’ are now saying, “Yankee do something.'” The problem: The U.S. is less able to do anything today than it has been in generations.

About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is retired chairman of Radnor Inc., an international political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Feltman founded the U.S. and European Conflict Indexes in 1988. The indexes have predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election beginning in 1988, plus the outcome of several European elections. In May of 2010, the Conflict Index was used by university students in Egypt. The Index predicted the fall of the Mubarak government within the next year.
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