China, India followed by an emergent South American block. But not till they dump Chavez and start thinking seriously.
What I really wonder is if China/India come on leaps and bounds where will they outsource their work when it becomes too expensive?
EU and the US might well be in decline but we're a little bit away from mud huts. Africa is a basket case and will continue to be one.
Maybe the first corporate takeover of a Sovereign state? Somalia becomes Nikestan, IBM-ania or the Wallmart republic of Somalia. Corporation is entitled to a percentage of State surplus?
"Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest."
- Denis Diderot (1713-1784)