December 30th, 2010
Financial Times: Imagine a world with a strong China reshaping Asia; India confidently extending its reach from Africa to Indonesia; Islam spreading its influence; a Europe replete with crises of legitimacy; sovereign city-states holding wealth and driving innovation; and private mercenary armies, religious radicals and humanitarian bodies playing by their own rules as they compete for hearts, minds and wallets. Follow up:
Follow up:What goes around comes around? It sounds familiar today. But it was just as true slightly less than a millennium ago at the height of the Middle Ages. Read more.....