"It is the purpose of this article to show how in three years we have broken the shackles of all but one of fifteen classic limiting points of warfare, and to show what this means from the point of view of other nations."
"Most Americans have scarcely noticed this new [expansion]. But make no mistake, it has been noticed with consternation and awe in every enemy, Allied and neutral capital of the world. For in these capitals are professionals who know that the basic requirements for world power have at last been assembled by a single nation. It is well to remember that the United States has not only perfected triphibious power, on sea, land and air; we have demonstrated that we can deliver it anywhere in the world."
Two months after this article appeared, a new weapon would be added to the American arsenal that would cement the dominance: the Atom Bomb.
A similar article appeared twenty years earlier...