Monday, February 6, 2012

A perspective on global power shift.

After serving as a Royal Marine and an United Kingdom intelligence officer in the MI6, Paddy Ashdown then became a member of Parliament. Later, he served as the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina. In this TEDxTalk, Ashdown asserts that we are amidst both vertical and horizontal power shifts globally. He uses the law of ecology, "everything is connected," to further support the idea that while moving towards a multipolar system, the interconnectivity of governing bodies is not only necessarily but crucial. What do you think?