By Abdul Rasool Syed
“Make America great again” – a slogan that formed the nucleus of Trump’s electoral campaign vividly suggests that America is no more a great country. It is, in fact, an implicit admission that U.S is gradually losing its clout in international politics and hence, its image as a sole superpower of the world has virtually tarnished. multipolarity
Let me rephrase this connotation; it means that the era of unipolar world is over and the world has now transitioned to a multipolarity.
The emerging transnational landscape
Currently, new power centers are emerging in transnational political landscape. China, Russia, India and Turkey are excessively engaged to carve a niche for them in evolving international order. Most importantly, with China and Russia’s mushrooming proximity, balance of power is now shifting from west to east.