Why did British hard sci fi and American military sci fi writers dominate the 2000s?

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In the 2000s space sci fi was dominated by British hard sci fi writers like Peter F Hamilton, Alastair Reynolds, and Iain M. Banks or gung ho Baen military sci fi.

Of course it is better now with novels like The Expanse and Ancillary Justice but why weren't there more space adventures set in interesting new universes in the 2000s?

Why were American authors not interested in creating "space opera" in the 2000s?

There should be more books like Mass Effect! A lament, with recommendations

Why weren't sci fi writers or publishers interested in giving mainstream readers accessible action packed character driven space adventures in settings that give readers a sense of wonder and adventure?
 

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