by Roberto Quaglia
The big question of today’s global geopolitics is whether the world will go towards a unipolar world indefinitely dominated by the USA (Americans proudly – or arrogantly – call this Full Spectrum Dominance) or instead will move towards a multipolar world where different centres of power coexist.
From the economic point of view the world is already multipolar, the US share of the world gross product being just around 18% (2013 data), and constantly decreasing. So how come the US is still so dominant globally? Its gigantic military budget is not the reason, since you can’t realistically bomb the whole world. Continue reading