2011 showed that international politics is a mess and no one is strong enough to recover it.
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Early 20th Century was the time of great statesmen. Even though they have been severely criticized in their time, men like Churchill, De Gaulle, Schumann, Brandt, Roosevelt and Kennedy showed the world how to overcome stalemates, put greater good over short term interests and keep politics on right track. Unfortunately, today’s world is lack of such leadership. Neither Barack Obama nor Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy have a significant influence on global politics. They do not have effective solutions on the woes of their countrymen let alone global concerns