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  • noun Plural form of hyperpower.

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Examples

  • In "Korosko" you encounter jihadism, Osama Bin Laden-like characters, pirates, Western soldiers in a Muslim country, a debate over whether it is better to stay the course or withdraw the troops, conspiracy theories, British imperialism, France's smoky opposition to hyperpowers, and also Darfur.

    The Nile, Then and Now

  • Nevertheless, Chua insists that her hyperpowers exuded tolerance.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • • Chua's research into ancient hyperpowers is impressive up to a point.

    The Mongols were tolerant

  • Surveying thousands of years of world history, Chua identifies these as probably the only valid hyperpowers before the contemporary United States: the Persian Empire from Cyrus to Alexander; Rome's high empire, the Tan Dynasty of China, the Mongol Empire, the Dutch world empire, and the British Empire.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Everything about the book is controversial: Chua's concept of the "hyperpower," her choices of hyperpowers past and present, her theory about how hyperpowers develop, and her reasoning about why hyperpowers eventually lose their hegemony.

    The Mongols were tolerant

  • • Chua's research into ancient hyperpowers is impressive up to a point.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Nevertheless, Chua insists that her hyperpowers exuded tolerance.

    The Mongols were tolerant

  • Everything about the book is controversial: Chua's concept of the "hyperpower," her choices of hyperpowers past and present, her theory about how hyperpowers develop, and her reasoning about why hyperpowers eventually lose their hegemony.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Surveying thousands of years of world history, Chua identifies these as probably the only valid hyperpowers before the contemporary United States: the Persian Empire from Cyrus to Alexander; Rome's high empire, the Tan Dynasty of China, the Mongol Empire, the Dutch world empire, and the British Empire.

    The Mongols were tolerant

  • A lot of good points are raised in the book that aren't often raised in the media, like the possibility of emerging dual hyperpowers instead of the often-perceived one-or-the-other approach.

    Playback:stl Syndication

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