This page features the top 10 world power countries as of 2020. Read on to learn more about them.
The countries that has world power are those that has permanent seat in the UN security council.
They have all it takes to maintain and promote peace and stability among countries, thereby enhancing growth and development. They have veto powers. Their military might is better imagined than seen.
The world powers interfere though, on invitation in cases of other countries. They also give advice to the other countries.
They call for peace whenever there is war. Example is seen in President Donald Trump of America’s peaceful movement between Israel and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Below are the top 10 world powers
Do you really want to know the top 10 most influential countries of the Word? We have listed them below beginning from the 10th to the 1st.
10: THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
This federation is made up of seven Emirates: Dubai Fujairah, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Ras al-khaimah, Umm al-Quwain and Dubai.
Each Emirate is governed by an absolute monarch. The Dubai Emirate is home for tourist.
It has oil and natural gas reserves. It has a strong economic influence in the world and also a member of the United Nations and a founding member of Gulf Cooperation Council.
The seven Emirates has modern weapon systems gotten from other great countries.
9: SAUDI ARABIA
This country is referred to as a pro-Western Arab country due to her relationship with US and UK.
Saudi Arabia has a strong political region and is allied with other powerful Arab countries like Pakistan.
This great country is more conservative than UAE. The country recently announced that their women are not allowed to drive.
It’s one of the largest arms importer with UK being the major supplier. The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau was criticized for selling war weapons to Saudi Arabia knowing fully that they have bad records as regards human rights.
Though the country is small, it has a high standard of living and a large economy.
They are highly educated just like Japan and is among the most educated country of the World.
ISREAL is allied with this two powerful countries, US and Russia but not good with other Middle Eastern countries.
It has well-developed nuclear weapons. The Israeli Defence Forces are incredibly well trained.
They have the best intelligence agency in the world called MOSSAD. They are capable of neutralizing any threat either locally or internationally.
This country is the third largest economy after US and China. They specialize mostly in technological products.Thus, it is a great player in exporting technological products to other countries.
The country is also strong member of the United Nations.It relates well with other world powers.
It has one of the largest military equipment and budget but not really blessed with the best army forces.
Japan believed that one doesn’t need the presence of a powerful military before considered a powerful country.
This country is among the top ten countries with highly sophisticated nuclear weapons.
In fact, it is an official nuclear weapons state that fields nuclear warhead count of about 3000, one of the most capable militaries in the World.
France is a permanent member of the UN Security Council and has one of the largest economy in the world.
It is good to note that France is into fashion and design too. Hence, they have great influence in the fashion world. Popular brands like Givenchy, Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent all have their base there.
This country, Germany has been ravaged by war in the past, yet, war didn’t stop it from taking its position on our list.
It has great high standard of living, it’s among the largest exporting countries of the world.
It has strong global political and economic influence and international relations.
It is known for having good leaders and powerful military.
It is a member of the United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organization, heavily concerned with global security.
4: UNITED KINGDOM
UK is composed of Wales, Northern Ireland, England and Scotland.
It is an official nuclear weapon state just like France. Though, it is surrounded by uncertainties because of the Brexit.
It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
It has one of the best navies and most capable foreign intelligence agencies, the secret intelligence service known as M16.
It has great global influence economically and politically.
This Asian country takes the lead in rapid economic growth.
It will surely take over the world in near time if the US fail to buckle up. Reason is because every product is now made in China.
Do not forget that China is the most populous country in the world with the second largest economy.
China is seen as an aggressive country and is always ready to reiterate because their army is trusted. It has a navy comprising hundreds of commissioned ships and aircraft and over 200,000 active personnel.
With their possession of nuclear weapons, China has one of the biggest military budget in the world.
China is a strong member of United Nations and is in good terms with Russia but not with its Southeast Asian neighbors.
Want to know the largest country in the world by Area? It is Russia.
It covers the whole of Northern Asia and majority of Eastern Europe. It has massive natural resources like oil and natural gas, which made its economy a big one.
Russia has the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons with about 7,000 nuclear warheads.
It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.
1: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
USA takes the lead in the list of top 10 influential countries of the world. Thanks to President Donald Trump who works tirelessly to make America and the world great again.
USA is a founding member of the United Nations and plays a big role in global matters.
In every international matter, US must be consulted. Its economy is the largest, California alone produces about $2.5 trillion, how much more other states in it.
It has the highest and the most powerful military in the world. Talk of weapons, all their weapons are sophisticated and they possess a huge number of nuclear warheads which is why other countries don’t dare take them for granted.
This is the list of top 10 world powers but this country, China is pushing so hard to take the lead.
While others that are not inclusive in the list might want to be among the top 10 come next year.
I hope this article will make you work for the positive greatness of your country and for humanity sake.