Asia, America and the Transformation of Geopolitics

William H Overholt's book exposes the threat of US politics to the Asian economic miracle.

With journalists trying to simplify things, and academics looking for complexity, itÆs hard to find a writer who has the right balance between the two. In his latest book Asia, America and the Transformation of Geopolitics, Bill Overholt of the Rand Corporation does a brilliant job.

ThatÆs not to say academics wonÆt attack him for his frequent generalisations. But thatÆs a price worth paying for a book that points out so succinctly how recent US-driven developments are threatening...

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