US News and World Report (4 May 2016, 26 Nisan, 5776)
Statistics: The Most Influential Nations in the World
Source: US News and World Report
The USA followed by the UK are the two most influential nations.
We identify these nations with Joseph.
Other nations of Joseph are also important. Canada is in 10th place, Australia in th1 14th.
Israel of Judah with its relatively small population does well with 8th place.
France of Reuben holds 5th place. Half of the top ten places are israelite nations.
Nations with substantially Edomite input such as Germany (3rd place), Russia (6th), and Japan (7th) also do well.
1. United States
#1 in Most Influential Countries
#4 in Best Countries
The U.S. is a constitution-based federal republiccomprised of 50 states. The U.S. economy is the world's largest in terms of gross domestic product, and also the most technologically powerful. The country's most significant exports are computers and electrical machinery, vehicles, chemical products, food, live animals and military equipment. The U.S. also has the world's largest coal reserves.
The U.S. is culturally and racially diverse, and was shaped by large waves of immigration from Europe and beyond. American literature, art and music reflect the rich heritage of the country's people. The U.S. is the birthplace of jazz, and Louis Armstrong, an African American, is one of the country's most recognized and admired musicians. Prize-winning Jewish writers Saul Bellow and Philip Roth are some of the best known literary figures in the U.S. The media industry in the U.S. has a global audience, with its television shows, music videos and films distributed worldwide.
The country is home to some of the top universities in the world, including Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
The U.S. often takes a leading role in international organizations, and was a founding force behind institutions such as the United Nations, NATO and the World Bank.
2. United Kingdom
#2 in Most Influential Countries
#3 in Best Countries
The capital city, London, is a major international financial center and one of the most visited cities in the world. The banking and tourism industries are parts of a larger service sector that powers much of the nation's economic growth. The industrial revolution began in the U.K., and manufacturing - led by the automobile and aerospace industries - is a declining though still significant part of the nation's economy.
The nation has a long history of major contributions to the arts and sciences. William Shakespeare is regarded as one of the greatest writers in the history of English literature. British scientists discovered gravity, hydrogen and penicillin and developed theories in aerodynamics and natural evolution. The nation continues to be at the scientific and technological fore. ...The United Kingdom is home to some of the top universities in the world, including Oxford, Cambridge and the Imperial College of London.
#3 in Most Influential Countries
#1 in Best Countries
Germany employs a social market economy - open-market capitalism that also carries certain social service guarantees. Its economy is one of the world's largest and Germany is one of the globe's leading importers and exporters. Services, which include industries such as telecommunications, health care and tourism, contribute the greatest amount to the country's economy. Industry and agriculture are other significant economic sectors.
#4 in Most Influential Countries
#17 in Best Countries
#5 in Most Influential Countries
#8 in Best Countries
The World Bank classifies France as a wealthy, high-income nation. French citizens look to the federal government to guarantee certain social services, such as education, health care and pensions for retirement.
The French economy is one of the world's largest and is a mixture of private enterprise and government involvement. Tourism is a major contributor to the economy.France generally tops lists of most visited countries. Other major economic sectors include industry, agriculture, energy and defense. The country is one of the world's top exporters of weapons.
#6 in Most Influential Countries
#24 in Best Countries
#7 in Most Influential Countries
#7 in Best Countries
With the third-largest global economy, Japan has largely bounced back from the manufacturing disruption caused by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster. The country is among the world's largest producers of motor vehicles, electronic equipment and steel. The service sector makes up the highest percentage of the economy in terms of gross domestic product and employment.
#8 in Most Influential Countries
#25 in Best Countries
8.2 million POPULATION
#9 in Most Influential Countries
#13 in Best Countries
#10 in Most Influential Countries
#11 in Most Influential Countries
#16 in Best Countries
12. Saudi Arabia
#12 in Most Influential Countries
#29 in Best Countries
#13 in Most Influential Countries
#22 in Best Countries
#14 in Most Influential Countries
#6 in Best Countries
15. South Korea
#15 in Most Influential Countries
#19 in Best Countries
#16 in Most Influential Countries
#9 in Best Countries
#17 in Most Influential Countries
#5 in Best Countries
#18 in Most Influential Countries
#30 in Best Countries
#19 in Most Influential Countries
#26 in Best Countries
#20 in Most Influential Countries
#10 in Best Countries
5.6 million POPULATION
#21 in Most Influential Countries
#20 in Best Countries
#22 in Most Influential Countries
#18 in Best Countries
4.6 million POPULATION
#23 in Most Influential Countries
#15 in Best Countries
#24 in Most Influential Countries
#12 in Best Countries
#25 in Most Influential Countries
#39 in Best Countries