U.S. National Intelligence Council: Prepare for ‘a Dark and Difficult Near Future’

Jamie Seidel reports for NCAN:

Image result for U.S. National Intelligence Council: Prepare for ‘a Dark and Difficult Near Future’Nationalism, a backlash against globalisation and the power of social media are shaping a dark and difficult future, a US intelligence report warns.

The Global Trends: Paradox of Progress report released by the US National Intelligence Council overnight warns that the post-World War II era of stability, international co-operation and consensus-building has eroded.

It will be “a dark and difficult near future”, the report warns.

“For better and worse, the emerging global landscape is drawing to a close an era of American dominance following the Cold War,” it concedes. “So, too, perhaps is the rules-based international order that emerged after World War II.”

It also highlights incoming US President Donald Trump, due to take office on January 20, will face a complex and reactive world — and not just the increasing assertiveness of China and Russia.

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