TED TALK: The next global superpower isn't who you think

16 min Source: Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED) Talks Ian Bremmer APRIL 2023
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Shift from bipolar to unipolar to multipolar/digital world order, affecting power dynamics globally.


  1. Cold War's bipolar world shifted to U.S.-dominated unipolar post-Soviet Union.
  2. Rising powers challenge U.S. dominance, creating a multipolar scenario.
  3. U.S. leads unipolar security, while economy sees multipolar dynamics.
  4. Emerging digital order, driven by tech companies, reshapes power structures.