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Key Facts

Why the West Won’t Collapse
The West Is Powerful
Westerners often talk about how it’s in decline. Yet the West is unbelievably powerful, the West has all the institutions, all the human capital, all the technology, and all the power.
Western Institutions
The West has the financial system, the deepest, most liquid markets. The West has the institutions of separation of powers, limited government, rule of law. The West defends liberty and the right of private property.
The West Is an Institutional Package
The West is not a geographic term, it's an institutional package. Russia is European, but not Western. Japan, they’re Western, but not European. The Australians are Western. All those who share Western values and above all its institutions are part of the West, and it’s the strongest voluntary sphere of influence that's ever existed in world history.