The warning signs of a new global upheaval are visible. But are we ready?
Challenges of an unprecedented kind are fast descending on us. We are entering a unique period in human history, with five key forces about to converge and spur massive changes.
What are these forces or trends? All are of major consequence, and all promise to threaten the political, social, and economic order we know today. Expert analyst Soeren Kern identifies these global trends and how they can influence our future: the increasing radicalization of the Middle East the implications of a nuclear Iran the consequence of the rise of Islam in the West a global debt crisis that will reshape the world order the dangers of America's diminished influence in the world
A uniquely insightful survey of what is happening in the world today.