THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

World military-political situation and its development prospects

2013. 1, pp. 89-99

Novoselov Sergey V. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20 Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russia,

World military-political situation is characterized by continuous process of changing at the global and regional levels. West and the USA today have not enough resources to remain world leaders, and the center of world economic development moved from West to East to Asia. Its expected that in the XXI century early in the XXII the main battle for world leadership will unfold between the USA and China which will define the socio-economic model of postindustrial world and dominating type of political system.

Key words: military-political situation,globalization,world financial system,geopolitical power centers,world leadership,war,the doctrine of USA diplomacy,American leadership through the civil authority,global management,chaos theory