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And the next global leader is...

Is the US still leading the world? And if it is not America's destiny to guide us all to a better future, then whose is it?

­Many believe the US has laid a path which it expects everyone else to follow. However with newly-emerging powers on the scene, that may no longer be the case.

Lori Harfenist, also known as the Resident, found out that New Yorkers have more faith in booming Asian economies, or to be more exact – China and India.

But right now the US still seems to be the leader, and as one New Yorker said: “This is America and everybody is looking up to us.”