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Well, whatever Obama or Romney might do isn't as important as it used to be.
The world's centre of gravity is shifting to Beijing.
But we do seem to be moving to a 'multi-polar' world. It's a gradual process though and those of us now past our youth hopefully needn't worry about it.
Younger people need to stick together and not adopt the prejudices, animosities, fears and superstitions/religions of their parents. I would urge young people to identify more strongly with their international age-group than their nationalistic or religious clans.