We have done something that no-one has done before. We have built our own League of Nations. The League ranks the most powerful countries in the world, not by opinions but by facts.
We’ve developed a concept called ‘Smart Power’. The League of Nations ranks all these levers of power together for the first time. So you can see how smart your leaders really are.
The power of nations has been measured in many ways, with hard and soft power being a long-term division of analysis. Their weight for the total power of a given country changes slowly, of course, depending on how the global situation changes.
The power of a state combines hard and soft power. Hard power measures the strength of a nations’ economy, military, government, people and energy resources. Soft power measures its cultural and diplomatic strength. Together these are called smart power.
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