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Power evolves. before everything of the twenty-first century, unsurpassed in army power and possession of worldwide assets, the us was once for sure the main strong country on the earth. however the worldwide details age is rendering those conventional markers of energy out of date. to stay on the top of worldwide energy, the us needs to undertake a method that considers the effect of the net on worldwide energy assets. The way forward for Power examines what it ability to be robust within the twenty-first century and illuminates the line ahead.

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