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Million People's Voice Are Unheard
When There Is Only One Voice in the World

National Research Council

The shift in national power may be overshadowed by an even more fundamental shift in the nature of power. Enabled by communications technologies, power will shift toward multifaceted and amorphous networks that will form to influence state and global actions. Those countries with some of the strongest fundamentals - GDP, population size, etc. - will not be able to punch their weight unless they also learn to operate in networks and coalitions in a multipolar world.