New PDF release: Fault Lines in a Rising Asia

By Chung Min Lee

ISBN-10: 0870033115

ISBN-13: 9780870033117

ISBN-10: 0870033123

ISBN-13: 9780870033124

Asia has already risen by means of so much hard-power measures. yet with no an knowing of the downsides of Asia’s upward thrust, the normal narrative is incomplete, deceptive, and faulty. Chung Min Lee explores the elemental dichotomy that defines modern Asia. whereas the sector has been an exceptional fiscal good fortune, it's also domestic to a couple of the world’s most threatening, varied, and divisive demanding situations. opposite to triumphing knowledge, he says, Asia’s upward push doesn’t suggest the death of the West.

Asia’s upward push during the last 4 a long time is without doubt one of the most important geopolitical and geoeconomic advancements in global affairs as evinced by means of China’s, and extra lately, India’s, speeded up fiscal progress. but the traditional narrative of Asia’s upward push is incomplete, if no longer deceptive, given the elemental dichotomy that defines modern Asia: a quarter with remarkable monetary good fortune but in addition domestic to the world’s most deadly, different, and divisive safeguard, army, and political demanding situations. How the strategically consequential Asian states be capable of ameliorate or perhaps triumph over conventional geopolitical tinderboxes around the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the Indian subcontinent and new zones of strategic festival corresponding to the South China Sea is to going to have a profound effect at the shaping of local order good into the twenty first century.

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