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The new balance of power (DIEEEO104-2016)

The position of the United States as world superpower has been locked for decades. Observing the current international scenario, however, the ever growing People’s Republic of China, as well as the past nemesis of the Cold War, the Russian Federation, are eminent threats to the unipolar system we are accustomed to. By analyzing their military capacity, economic endowment and Nye’s concept of soft power, American superiority is proven, but so are the arguments that China is ‘right around the corner’ and that the Russian government will not raise the white flag just yet.

Documento elaborado por Gonzalo García del Campo.

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