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Top Ten Most Powerful Countries

The United States
The United States

The United States is the world’s only superpower, dominating the world’s economic and political systems. With the strongest military and economy, the United States is capable of global power projection, giving it significant influence worldwide.

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Russia
Russia

Russia and China, the next two countries perceived to be the most powerful, are among the world’s top four military spenders. In fact, the gap between the U.S. and Russia for the top spot in power narrowed from 2017 as the two countries had nearly identical scores from respondents.

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China
China

Russia and China, the next two countries perceived to be the most powerful, are among the world’s top four military spenders. In fact, the gap between the U.S. and Russia for the top spot in power narrowed from 2017 as the two countries had nearly identical scores from respondents.

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India
India

After China, India has the most number of internet users on the planet. At only 29% penetration, India has 354,000,000 people using the net. This puts us way ahead of countries like US, Japan and Russia where the penetration rate is much higher.

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The United Kingdom
The United Kingdom

There is a general consensus that the United States is the nation with the highest CNP and that mainland China’s CNP ranks not only far behind the United States but also behind the United Kingdom, Russia, France and Germany.

France
France

There was no change this year in the top five countries seen as being the most powerful. The United States, which is perceived to be the most powerful country, has the world’s largest economy and biggest military budget, spending over $600 billion on military hardware and personnel in 2016.

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Germany
Germany

There was no change this year in the top five countries seen as being the most powerful. The United States, which is perceived to be the most powerful country, has the world’s largest economy and biggest military budget, spending over $600 billion on military hardware and personnel in 2016.

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Turkey
Turkey

There was no change this year in the top five countries seen as being the most powerful. The United States, which is perceived to be the most powerful country, has the world’s largest economy and biggest military budget, spending over $600 billion on military hardware and personnel in 2016.

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3 Russian Spetsnaz
3 Russian Spetsnaz

It also describes special purpose units, or task forces of other ministries (such as the Ministry of Internal Affairs ODON and Ministry of Emergency Situations' special rescue unit) in post-Soviet countries. As Spetsnaz is a Russian term, it is typically associated with the special forces units of Russia; but other post-Soviet states often refer to their special forces by the term as well since they inherited their special purpose units from the now-defunct Soviet security agencies.

2 Navy SEALs
2 Navy SEALs

2 Navy SEALs. The Navy SEaLs are the best the United States has to offer. They life is revolves around training. They are one of the best in physical capabilities after the Spetsnaz. They are a breed of super solider with the SAS, spetsnaz. The SEALS are the best in the world today.

4 U.S Green Berets. ...
4 U.S Green Berets. ...

May 26: U.S. Army Green Berets from 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), and Marines from Marine Special Operations Command, crawl across the Red Sea floor on a closed-circuit dive during Eager Lion 2015 in Jordan.

5 The Delta Force
5 The Delta Force

5 The Delta Force I think most of these lists are heavily influenced by Hollywood on other media. When looking at a true all-around soldier, look no further than Delta Force.

6 Shayetet 13
6 Shayetet 13

Special unit Shayetet 13 has its roots in ... other European countries and ... Over the past 20 years Shayetet unit 13 is carried by Israeli data over 1000 ...

7 Pakistan Special Service Group (SSG)
7 Pakistan Special Service Group (SSG)

Pakistan’s elite special forces unit, army’s Special Services Group (SSG) has been listed as the best special forces group, ahead of units such as the US Navy SEALs and the British Special Air Service group.

8 U.S Rangers.
8 U.S Rangers.

There was no change this year in the top five countries seen as being the most powerful. The United States, which is perceived to be the most powerful country, has the world’s largest economy and biggest military budget, spending over $600 billion on military hardware and personnel in 2016.

source: usnews.com
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