Review: The Future Is Asian by Parag Khanna

SHORT URL (tell others, please): http://tinyurl.com/review-asian Parag Khanna 5 Stars – Utterly brilliant insights and data, but publisher should have invested in graphics to match Parag Khanna is for me the single best observer and reporter on the substance of Asia which he takes great pains to point out is not just China (a third …

Worth a Look/Event: The Future is Asian – Parag Khanna

Parag Khanna, the author of the most extraordinary book on how China has already defeated the USA and Russia strategically (Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization) has done it again. His new book will be reviewed here shortly.  In his own words: Asia is the world’s most strategic region, and our policies are either …

Parag Khanna: Our Asian Future … and More

Believe it or not, we are nearing one year since last November’s presidential election. Since then, populism seems to have triumphed over pragmatism in every corner of American policy-making. But whereas many expected 2016’s Brexit and Trump shocks to inspire a populist wave across the Western world, this year’s French and German elections fortunately proved …

Worth a Look: Parag Khanna on Technocracy & Democracy in America (Not Good Enough)

American democracy just isn’t good enough anymore. A costly election has done more to divide American society than unite it, while trust in government–and democracy itself–is plummeting. But there are better systems out there, and America would be wise to learn from them. In this provocative manifesto, globalization scholar Parag Khanna tours cutting-edge nations from …

Parag Khanna: USA Losing the New Arms Race

The New Arms Race Connectivity and Competition Whereas the United States sees China through the lens of defense, Europe’s view of China is shaped by its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) companies. Of the 25 top EPC companies in the world, 23 are European and Asian (Bechtel and Fluor are the only American firms that …