Asia, America and the Transformation of Geopolitics (BOK)

William H Overholt

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American security and prosperity now depend on Asia. William H. Overholt offers an iconoclastic analysis of developments in each major Asian country, Asian international relations, and US foreign policy. Drawing on decades of political and business experience, he argues that obsolete Cold War attitudes tie the US increasingly to an otherwise isolated Japan and obscure the reality that a US-Chinese bicondominium now manages most Asian issues. Military priorities risk polarizing the region unnecessarily, weaken the economic relationships that engendered American preeminence, and ironically enhance Chinese influence. As a result, US influence in Asia is declining. Overholt disputes the argument that democracy promotion will lead to superior development and peace, and forecasts a new era in which Asian geopolitics could take a drastically different shape. Covering Japan, China, Russia, Central Asia, India, Pakistan, Korea, and South-East Asia, Overholt offers invaluable insights for scholars, policy-makers, business people, and general readers.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter William H Overholt
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521720236
Antall sider 366 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 22,7cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 592 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd

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