'The attack on America raised so many questions, among them, questions
about the dangers of the new world economy. Is terrorism the dark side
of globalization?...Can our deeply interconnected world deliver prosperity to everyone?
We are living through a revolution. The 1990s saw the creation of a new
kind of global economy, a single market in which everyone has a stake,
but no one has control.
Globalization has brought unprecedented prosperity, but it has also
brought crises and risks we are only beginning to understand. It has
unleashed a worldwide debate about wealth and poverty, about the "rules
of the game" for this new era of globalization.
The sum total of global wealth expands, but its unequal distribution increases'