'...beyond the nation-state...'
How would they be similar to the Knights Hospitaller, and how not? Superclass. “Superclass is a timely and detailed analysis of the disproportionate power and hence responsibility of an incredibly small group of individuals: the global power elites whose strongest allegiances are not with their countries but with each other. Understanding the implications of this shift beyond the nation-state is of great importance and Rothkopf has made a significant first step.” —Bob Wright, Vice Chairman, General Electric, and former President and CEO, NBC Universal