China, Russia, India and others are rising, and to call the U.S. the world’s ‘sole superpower’ now means little. But Washington can benefit if it is able to manage this geopolitical transformation effectively.
|The Marine One helicopter carrying President Barack Obama takes off from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington July 1. The Washington Monument is at left, and the Jefferson Memorial is at center. (Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press)|