The world changed in Bush Sr's presidency. The US President drove much of the change, while embodying American values.
The reasons include Gandhi's ambivalence, Nehru's antipathy and bitter colonialism. It's time we got over these
Even as the world is shocked by the brutal murder, will ethical guidelines followed by nations be "trumped" now by geopolitical and energy considerations?
But both Serena Williams and the US Open audience looked slightly diminished, seemingly unable to handle a defeat, even booing the young winner.
The McCain template for US national security will have an abiding relevance. It may be the most befitting legacy of a US military hero and legislator.