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The American century

 

The Twentieth Century was undoubtedly the American century.

A country which had little or no involvement on the wider international stage emerged in less than fifty years as a major global player.

The BBC's Defence Correspondent Jonathan Marcus travels to Cuba to look at where the US march to global power first began.

And discovers how US foreign policy is really made by wandering the corridors of power in Washington and visiting the American heartland.

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