Declining super powers, global rebalancing, and profound economic inequality. Sounds like 2014. But it is also describing 100 years ago as the world embarked on a horrible world war. Gordon Adams leads the discussion on this show; he is professor of international relations at American University and teaches national security policy and resource planning. He has published widely on defense and national security and defense policy. While there are no exact parallels in history, Adams says we find ourselves in a strange dangerous and oddly familiar era.