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This futures book reflects the global trends and events of the recent past and those of today that are bringing about change to the world's political, economic, social, technological, and military environments. The forecasts found throughout the book are derived from analysis of the open literature and other media, the author's experience as a futurist, and his own futures writings. This book was written as a text and guide for long-range planners, policymakers, and others. It provides a set of plausible scenarios against which users can build policies and decisions while anticipating and judging their consequences before implementation.
Taylor; Emerging Concepts; Strategic Futures; plausible drivers; cone of plausibility; wild cards; population; proliferation; isolationist; peacekeeper; multipolar world
Charles W. Taylor Dr.,
Alternative World Scenarios for a New Order of Nations ( US Army War College Press, 1993),