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Asia Alone

The Dangerous Post-Crisis Divide from America

Wiley, J,
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An insightful examination of the changing relationship betweenAsia and the United States
In this lucidly written and thought-provoking book, author SimonTay highlights the accelerating trends that point to Asiaincreasingly forging its own path, independent of the UnitedStates. He also describes the fundamental changes and new policydirections needed to maintain and strengthen the bonds between Asiaand the United States that have been beneficial to both since theend of the Second World War.
On the eve of the global financial crisis of 2008, the economiesof the United States and its Asian partners were deeplyinterdependent. But the different approaches taken to the crisis byAsian and Western leaders point to a new separation that may havenegative consequences for the economies and businesses of bothregions. To avoid a dangerous divide that may make us all thepoorer, Tay reveals what leaders, policy-makers, companies, andcitizens can do to find a balance that enriches us all.
* Written by a leading public intellectual CNN's Fareed Zakariadescribes as "one of the most intelligent and reliable guides tothe region"
* Touches on major issues in foreign policy and economics thatwill impact Asian nations and the United States over the nearfuture
* Explains the changing nature of economic relations in theglobal economy
For foreign policy followers, politicians, and businesspeople,Asia Alone charts a path forward--together.


Titel: Asia Alone
Autoren/Herausgeber: Simon S. C. Tay

ISBN/EAN: 9780470826195

Seitenzahl: 256
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

SIMON S.C. TAY, LLM (Harvard) LLB Hons (NUS) is a public intellectual focusing on international and public affairs. He chairs the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, a leading independent think tank in Asia. Simon is concurrently an associate professor in the National University of Singapore at both the Faculty of Law and the LKY School of Public Policy, and has taught at Harvard Law School, Yale University and the Fletcher School. In 2009, he was based at the Asia Society in New York City as the Schwartz Fellow and continues as the Society's Global Council co-chair. He has previously written or edited five books on international law and public policy. Simon has appeared on CNN, BBC, CNBC, and Bloomberg and published in leading newspapers and academic journals. He has spoken at many international meetings, including the World Economic Forum (Davos) and the APEC CEO Summit. Simon has served as a Member of Parliament in Singapore and initiated the Singapore Volunteers Overseas, the country's equivalent of the Peace Corps. He is also an award-winning author of stories and essays. - Newsletter
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