A multipolar world could hardly be considered elusive, given the intensity of the geopolitical currents. And while the US is still standing tall, for how long will it be able to do so with China taking the lead in global affairs? The US would eventually be forced to take extreme action or risk losing its status as a global power and becoming irrelevant as the world moves to multipolarity.
Ms Maria Mansab is an MPhil Scholar at the School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid i Azam University Islamabad. She is currently working as an intern at the Institute of Regional Studies.