Great Power Demographics

As Trends subscribers know, the future is determined by trends in demography, technology, and human behavior.  Of these three, demography is the most predictable and the hardest to change.  Today’s international arena is dominated by one superpower, the United States, and two great powers, China and Russia.  Recent U.S. misadventures abroad and political turbulence at home have led some to suggest that American power is on the wane.  But is this true?  What do demographic projections for China, Russia, and the United States tell us about the relative potential of the t.....

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