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Intel report says US 'first among equals' by 2030

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The United States will likely be the "first among equals" rather than a lone superpower by 2030, in an increasingly chaotic world where China is the top economy, a US intelligence report said. 

A Texas man attaches an American flag to his tractor in October 2012 to honor a hometown Army Special Forces soldier killed in Afghanistan. The United States will likely be the "first among equals" in 2030 in an increasingly chaotic world where China is the top economy and demand soars for resources, a US intelligence report said Monday.

The National Intelligence Council, in its first assessment in four years aimed at shaping US strategic thinking, said China will surpass the United States as the largest economy in the 2020s, in line with independent forecasts.

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