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UNCLASSIFIED: Gov. Report Outlines American Decline… in 1997

Related: Global Trends Report 2015, 2020, 2025

Published November 1997

(Excerpt) The New Concept of Order Emerges . . .

The structure of international relations has been based primarily on relations between states, not developments within them. This was true whether under balance of power politics of the 19th century, superpower diplomacy of the last fifty years, or efforts at collective security as embodied in the United Nations. In all three variations, order rested fundamentally on a stable arrangement of power among states. States, in turn, were masters within their borders. This has been the hallmark of the international system that emerged at the end of World War II and the environment within which the United States has become the global superpower.

That system is drawing to an end. Three changes, likely to become more pronounced over the next 10-15 years, will render traditional approaches insufficient:

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IRAN THREAT GROWING: Latest headlines

Iran warns U.S. not to send aircraft carrier into the Gulf. (US Navy photo)

From Joel C. Rosenberg…

The Iran threat is growing daily. Please pray for the Lord to bring down the evil regime in Tehran and to liberate the people of Iran. Please pray, too, for the Gospel of Jesus Christ to be spread to everyone in Iran who desperately need to know the love and forgiveness and eternal life that only Christ can provide.

Headlines worth tracking:

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‘Hormuz naval drill, message to West’

From PressTV.ir…

“The [Iranian] Navy’s military maneuvers in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman indicate the power and dominance of Iran’s Navy in regional waters,” member of the Majlis (parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Zohreh Elahian said Monday.

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Iran begins naval drills in Strait of Hormuz

Iran plans to practice its use of submarines, surface-to-sea missile systems, torpedoes and drones

From Al Jazeera…

Iran’s navy has started a 10-day drill in international waters near the strategic oil route that passes through the Strait of Hormuz.

The exercises, dubbed “Velayat 90”, could bring Iranian ships into proximity with United States Navy vessels in the area. “Velayat” is a Persian word for “supremacy” and it is currently used as a title of deference for the Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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Iran army declines comment on MP’s Hormuz exercise remarks

From Reuters…

TEHRAN (Reuters) – A member of the Iranian parliament’s National Security Committee said on Monday that the military was set to practice its ability to close the Gulf to shipping at the narrow Strait of Hormuz, the most important oil transit channel in the world, but there was no official confirmation.

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Iran conducts 4-day air defense drill

From Ynetnews…

Exercise in east Iran aimed at ‘heightening level of preparedness amid possible threats to airspace, nuclear centers’

The Iranian army was set to launch an air defense drill Friday evening simulating an attack on the country’s nuclear facilities, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported.

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US budget woes could hit European missile defense

From AP…

WASHINGTON (AP) — A breakdown in high-stakes budget talks in Congress could threaten plans for a missile defense shield in Europe.

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The Iranian Act of War

A new map that allegedly shows the expected path of the Iranian Naval expedition to the U.S has leaked online from an Iranian website, according to MEMRI.

This Weeks Headlines…

Pajamas Media: Act of War: Iranian Terror Attack in U.S. Thwarted

WSJ: Iran’s Terror Plot — Assassination attempt a Sobering wake up call

U.K. Daily Mail: Iranian plot to bomb Israeli and Saudi embassies

Fox News: Some Washington leaders call Iran plot an “act of war”

Are You Ready? Demonstrators Plan Global Protest for Oct. 15


From TheBlaze…

After scattered popular demonstrations around the world, protesters are planning the next step: This time, it’s a global movement for change, set to kick off Saturday, Oct. 15.

But what exactly is “United for Global Change”? Its exact goals are a little vague, though uprising seems to be the key:

“Intolerable situation — corrupt system — global outrage. Tunisia, Egypt, Spain, Greece, Chile, Israel, India, USA. It’s time for us to unite. It’s time for them to listen. People of the world, rise up!” a video for the movement says.

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