Now, to the point of this post. Parag Khanna, a leading geo-strategist and world traveler, has authored "How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance. I have not read it yet. Khanna addresses a lot of complex issues. One being: Will 21st century diplomacy be complex?
Find out here. Book available at Amazon. Question posted there:
Q: What can America do to manage such a complex new global order?So you can decide: Run with the wolves or run the world?
A: America’s footprint in the world is much greater than that of its government alone. American companies spread financing, technology and management know-how around the globe, American universities have set up campuses across the Middle East and Asia to educate the next generation of leaders, and American citizens and charities are the most generous in the world. So America needs to stay open and engaged in the ways that have made it the most respected leader in decades past. Where America builds relations among citizens and not just governments, such as with Europe, Japan and India, alliances are much more long-lasting and stable.