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Author Ward, Alex, author

Title Superpartner : A US Strategy for a Complex World / Alex Ward
Published Washington, D.C. : Atlantic Council [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (7 pages) : color photographs
Series Issue brief / Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security
Issue brief (Atlantic Council of the United States)
Contents Projections of the Global Security Environment: 1. Non-state actors will be important global players -- 2. Empowered people will demand more from their state -- 3. The rate of global change will only increase -- 4. A problem somewhere can become a bigger problem everywhere -- 5. Power will be harder to wield effectively, even by the United States and other strong global actors -- Implications for Strategy -- Why "Superpartner" over "Superpower"? -- Strategic Objectives: 1. Maintain American Centrality -- 2. Promote Constellation Framework -- 3. Mitigate Global Risk -- Conclusion
Summary "The Trump administration should not take up its work under the assumption that the United States, with only 5 percent of the world's population and around a quarter of the world's economy, can continue to be an indispensable presence on the world stage. America's relative decline since 1945 seems to be a byproduct of the post-World War II system it created along with its allies and partners, in which the United States worked to bring millions out of poverty, give other nations incentives to strengthen their governance structures and institutions, and establish global norms of behavior. That effort sought to ensure no worldwide conflicts recurred. However, fostering an environment where states, groups, and individuals could be further empowered naturally eroded America's once-monopolistic strength; the United States has brought humanity to a new era where many are powerful and many can potentially lead"--Publisher's description
Notes "January 11, 2017"--Table of contents page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title caption (Atlantic Council, viewed January 25, 2017)
Subject Balance of power -- 21st century
Globalization -- 21st century
International economic relations -- 21st century
International relations -- History -- 21st century
Security, International -- 21st century
World politics -- 21st century
Balance of power.
International economic relations.
International relations.
Security, International.
World politics.
Form Electronic book
Author Atlantic Council of the United States. Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, publisher, issuing body
Other Titles U.S. Strategy for a Complex World
US Strategy for a Complex World
United States Strategy for a Complex World