O’Melveny’s Donilon Authors Article on America’s Fundamental Strengths for Foreign Policy
July 07, 2014
O’Melveny & Myers partner Tom Donilon authored the op-ed, “We're No. 1 (And We're Going to Stay That Way)
,” on July 3, 2014, in Foreign Policy
. In the article, Donilon says, “Measuring power in today's globalized world is a complex task. A country's strength and influence go beyond the old, one-dimensional quantifiers that we used to use, like steel outputs and troop numbers. While our military might is tremendous and essential, power today is more often exercised through economic vitality, the capacity for innovation, a vibrant and stable political system, and a resilient society.” Donilon points to America’s economic resiliency, military strength, and global leadership role as examples of its fundamental strengths. Donilon practices in O’Melveny’s Washington, DC office.