The ex-Soviet states of the Caucasus and Central Asia have, following the early 1990s, been “all about America's energy security” according to Bill Richardson, the Clinton era diplomat and former American ambassador to the United Nations.
Even though Thailand is still confused and cannot find its own way to move the country's economy forward, countries all over the world start to predict their next year.
The various problems and processes taking place in the world make it clear that the world is in two main positions, and the rest follow and imitate one of the two sides.
In the new age, as in the past, states and peoples are in search of their identities. Depending on the identity, groups, blocs, organizations are formed. But the important thing is which of these identities is sincere.