The Guilt Of Powerlessness

Poulos discusses Zimbabwe:

Should we live more or less comfortably with the guilt of our inability to make Zimbabwe much less the world a decent place? I leave you with that big question. But a smaller, useful question is whether the US should have to bear the entire burden of letting populations of foreign strangers suffer. One wonders how recent history would be different if Europe had actually already been able to reassert itself as a moral leader in the world. Until it does, life will be too difficult for America.