The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the Worldu2019s Most Dynamic Region


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An urgently needed u201Crisk mapu201D of the many dangers that could derail Asiau2019s growth and stability

Since Marco Polo, the West has waited for the u201CAsian Century.u201D Today, the world believes that Century has arrived. Yet from Chinau2019s slumping economy to war clouds over the South China Sea and from environmental devastation to demographic crisis, Asiau2019s future is increasingly uncertain. Historian and geopolitical expert Michael Auslin argues that far from being a cohesive powerhouse, Asia is a fractured region threatened by stagnation and instability. Here, he provides a comprehensive account of the economic, military, political, and demographic risks that bedevil half of our world, arguing that Asia, working with the United States, has a unique opportunity to avert catastrophe u2013 but only if it acts boldly. Bringing together firsthand observations and decades of research, Auslinu2019s provocative reassessment of Asiau2019s future will be a must-read for industry and investors, as well as politicians and scholars, for years to come.

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