1. Decline of the United States
2. Cyber Threats
3. Fiscal Sustainability
4. Transnational Organized Crime
5. Environmental Degradation and Resource Scarcity
6. Energy Crisis
7. Global Pandemic
Phi Beta Iota: The two world-class references that remain the global standard are A More Secure World: Our Shared Responsibility–Report of the Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change and High Noon 20 Global Problems, 20 Years to Solve Them. What the article does not address is the abject failure of all governments to be ethical and intelligent, something we have focused on in our letter to The Most Holy Father and our letter to the President of the United States.