The Sole Superpower in Decline: The Rise of a Multipolar World
Hiro, Shri Dilip, Military Review
WITH THE COLLAPSE of the Soviet Union in 1991, the United States , stood tall-militarily invincible, economically unrivalled, diplo- 1 matically uncontestable, and the dominating force on information channels worldwide. The next century was to be the true "American century," with the rest of the world moulding itself in the image of the sole superpower.
Yet, with not even a decade of this century behind us, we are already witnessing the rise of a multipolar world in which new powers are challenging different aspects of American supremacy-Russia and China in the forefront, with regional powers Venezuela and Iran forming the second rank. These emergent powers are …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: The Sole Superpower in Decline: The Rise of a Multipolar World. Contributors: Hiro, Shri Dilip - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Publication date: June 2008. Page number: 140+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.