“U.S. strategy is widely accused of being unilateralist by design,” Mr. Powell wrote. “It isn’t. It is often accused of being imbalanced in favor of military methods. It isn’t. It is frequently described as being obsessed with terrorism and hence biased toward preemptive war on a global scale. It most certainly is not.”
By non-utilateralist, non-imbalanced, and non-obsessed, Secretary Powell appears to mean not starting a war with a county or continent with a population that outnumbers ours:
“I think we have managed China, Russia and Europe rather well if you look at where we are at the end of the year since the beginning of the year,” Mr. Powell said.