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For the third year in a row, Foreign Policy polled the world's top Global Thinkers to ask everything from how Barack Obama's really doing on the economy to what the biggest threats to global stability are in a year of revolutions. (Hint: There's not a lot of bullishness in this group.) So take a look at what our brilliant collection of Nobel winners, paradigm-shattering authors, and leaders from around the world has to say about this momentous year and what's in store for 2012.