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This is a paper presented several weeks ago by Herb Meyer at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland which was attended by most of the CEOs from all the major international corporations -- a very good summary of today's key trends and a perspective one seldom sees.

FOUR MAJOR TRANSFORMATIONS - Currently, there are four major transformations that are shaping political, economic and world events. These transformations have profound implications for American business leaders and owners, our culture and on our way of life.

Those four transformations are as follows:

  • The war in Iraq
  • The emergence of China
  • Shifts in demographics of Western Civilization
  • Restructureing of American Business

Download the PDF of the full transcript here.


Mr. Meyer served during the Reagan administration as special assistant to the Director of Central Intelligence and Vice Chairman of the CIA's National Intelligence Council. In these positions, he managed production of the U.S. National Intelligence Estimates and other topsecret projections for the President and his national security advisers. Meyer is widely credited with being the first senior U.S. Government official to forecast the Soviet Union's collapse, for which he later was awarded the U.S. National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the intelligence community's highest honor. Formerly an associateeditor of FORTUNE, he is also the author of several books. WHAT IN THE WORLD IS GOING ON? A GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE BRIEFING FOR CEOs

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