People walk past the fountain outside the Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 4, 2010. (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)
A Rapidly Evolving World
June 12, 2013,
Jean-David Levitte reflects on the past 30 years of global politics, war and upheavals. He notes that throughout this period, existing powers—the United States, the USSR—have been challenged or even displaced by rising powers and conditions, including China, Brazil, unrest in the Middle East, and global terrorism.