Nine-Eleven awakened America to the consequences of its actions, and to its responsibilities in the world. As the world's only superpower, America has a higher responsibility than other countries. It must lead the world in fighting tyranny in its many forms. It must be the impartial world sheriff. But America also has the responsibility to lead the world in promoting democracy, human rights, and peace. This is moralpolitiks, the use of wealth and knowledge to build a better world. This is America's heart and soul. This is America's best and highest destiny." -From the Preface POLITICS / CURRENT HISTORY / FOREIGN AFFAIRS Roger Plunk's first love was philosophy, which he studied as an undergraduate. He went to law school at Florida State University, and then completed an advanced law degree in international and comparative law at George Washington University. After a short stay at the U.S. Department of State, Roger went to India by invitation of the Dalai Lama's admin-istration, to advise them in the drafting of a constitution for an autonomous Tibet. Roger also worked on the political conflicts in Burma, Kashmir, and Afghanistan. His first book, The Wandering Peacemaker, is about his experiences during this work. America's Highest Destiny is his second book.