By Richard McGregor
For greater than part a century, American energy within the Pacific has effectively stored the peace. however it has additionally cemented the tensions within the poisonous contention among China and Japan, ate up with unending historical past wars and entrenched political dynasties. Now, the mix of those forces with Donald Trump's unpredictable impulses and disdain for America's outdated alliances threatens to upend the sector. If the USA helped lay the postwar foundations for contemporary Asia, Asia's Reckoning will show how that constitution is now crumbling.
With unrivalled entry to documents within the US and Asia, in addition to a number of the significant gamers in all 3 international locations, Richard McGregor has written a story which blends the tectonic shifts in international relations with the household political developments and personalities using them. it's a tale not just of an overstretched the United States, but additionally of the increase and fall and upward push of the nice powers of Asia. The confrontational path on which China and Japan have more and more set themselves is not any easy spat among neighbours. And the fallout will be a political and financial tsunami.
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Asia's Reckoning: The Struggle for Global Dominance by Richard McGregor