The Roman Empire was the leading powerhouse of ancient times – a larger-than-life story with a massive fall.
But the vast empire didn’t just come crashing down in one day. It ended in a steady decline that lasted for centuries, largely caused by a declining economy and military.
Now think to today. Does this sound familiar? Of course it does.
America has been the powerhouse of the modern world, but it’s facing its own economic and military woes.
And as Rome fell, another country grew and became the world’s next great empire. Today, as America struggles out of its recession, China is gaining an influential position on the world stage at break-neck speed.
Read More at CapitalHillDaily .By Marty Biancuzzo.
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