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Rising Powers: The New Global Reality
2009 Great Decisions Briefing Book
Article by Stanley Foundation program officer focuses on the United States and rising powers

The topic of the United States and rising powers is the subject of an article in the 2009 Great Decisions briefing book. The article, written by Stanley Foundation program officer Michael Schiffer, examines how the US-dominated post-Cold War era is waning and new countries are increasing their influence in economic, political, and even military matters. On trade issues, the so-called BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India, and China are an increasingly powerful voice within the World Trade Organization. And energy-rich countries have all benefited from high global prices that show...

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