This book provides a representation of a world in which none of us have lived and of its potential dynamics. It looks at the interaction of tendencies such as democratization, technological expansion, regional integration, and the obsolescence of war, and discusses U.S. role in changing world order.
1. Introduction 2. The Forecast 3. The Impact of the Idea of Freedom 4. The Real Revolution: Communications and Other Technologies of Freedom 5. Prospects for Regional Integration and Conflict Resolution 6. The Obsolescence of War 7. Circa 2000 8. Conclusions