is the us in decline Essay

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Relative to other states 
Economic
GDP
Standard of living
Income inequality
Trade/external/internal
PDP
Tech innovation
Deficit/debt
Natural resources
Domestic politics/internal stability
Military power (international capabilities/scope/network of allies across the world)
Technology e.g. drones, sophisticated means of projecting influence
Defence spending
US – 37%
China – 11%
Russia – 5%
Saudi Arabia – 3.8%
France – 3.5%
Soft power (influence, attraction, cultural influence)
Media
Pop culture
Education (US with the largest number of international students – training future generations)  people to people exchange (way they see the world shaper by US thinking)
Positive and negative (backlash –Al Qaeda)
‘American Dream’
Public diplomacy
Global actor
Normative influence
US leadership/support network (NATO etc.) – pulling capacity e.g. Ukraine
Global support
Population

Past coming back to haunt them? ISIS

Does it really have a normative influence or strategic?

Relative to other states 
Economic
GDP
Standard of living
Income inequality
Trade/external/internal
PDP
Tech innovation
Deficit/debt
Natural resources
Domestic politics/internal stability
Military power (international capabilities/scope/network of allies across the world)
Technology e.g. drones, sophisticated means of projecting influence
Defence spending
US – 37%
China – 11%
Russia – 5%
Saudi Arabia – 3.8%
France – 3.5%
Soft power (influence, attraction, cultural influence)
Media
Pop culture
Education (US with the largest number of international students – training future generations)  people to people exchange (way they see the world shaper by US thinking)
Positive and negative (backlash –Al Qaeda)
‘American Dream’
Public diplomacy
Global actor
Normative influence
US leadership/support network (NATO etc.) – pulling capacity e.g. Ukraine
Global support
Population

Past coming back to haunt them? ISIS

Does it really have a normative influence or strategic?
Relative to other states 
Economic
GDP
Standard of living
Income inequality
Trade/external/internal
PDP
Tech innovation
Deficit/debt
Natural resources
Domestic politics/internal stability
Military power (international capabilities/scope/network of allies across the world)
Technology e.g. drones, sophisticated means of projecting influence
Defence spending
US – 37%
China – 11%
Russia – 5%
Saudi Arabia – 3.8%
France – 3.5%
Soft power (influence, attraction, cultural influence)
Media
Pop culture
Education (US with the largest number of international students – training future generations)  people to people exchange (way they see the world shaper by US thinking)
Positive and negative (backlash –Al Qaeda)
‘American Dream’
Public diplomacy
Global actor
Normative influence
US leadership/support network (NATO etc.) – pulling capacity e.g. Ukraine
Global support
Population

Past coming back to haunt them? ISIS

Does it really have a normative influence or strategic?
Relative to other states 
Economic
GDP
Standard of living
Income inequality
Trade/external/internal
PDP
Tech innovation
Deficit/debt
Natural resources
Domestic politics/internal stability
Military power (international capabilities/scope/network of allies across the world)
Technology e.g. drones, sophisticated means of projecting influence
Defence spending
US – 37%
China – 11%
Russia – 5%
Saudi Arabia – 3.8%
France – 3.5%
Soft power (influence, attraction, cultural influence)
Media
Pop culture
Education (US with the largest number of international students – training future generations)  people to people exchange (way they see the world shaper by US thinking)
Positive and negative (backlash –Al Qaeda)
‘American Dream’
Public diplomacy
Global actor
Normative influence
US leadership/support network (NATO etc.) – pulling capacity e.g. Ukraine
Global support…