Rising Powers PDF
By Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
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A new global landscape is emerging, with a shift of economic, political, and cultural power from the “the West” to other countries, including China and India. What does this mean for the United States, and for the geopolitics of the 21st century?
|1||CleanGreat Powers: America and the World after Bush||Military geostrategist Thomas P. M. Barnett argues that the 21st century will see the rise of a global middle class for the first time, which is in the U.S. national interest. He says that although we will have to make compromises, we should work to hasten this globalization process.||3/18/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanThe Elephant, the Tiger, and the Cell Phone: Reflections on India, the Emerging 21st-Century Power||Diversity, says Shashi Tharoor, is the very essence and strength of India. Rather than a melting pot, it is more like an Indian "thali," with each dish separate but combining in the mouth to make a harmonious whole.||11/6/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanIn Spite of the Gods: The Strange Rise of Modern India||Edward Luce argues that despite problems such as poverty and corruption, India is undergoing an extraordinary transformation, emerging as an economic powerhouse and an important geopolitical force.||2/1/2007||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanSons of the Conquerors: The Rise of the Turkic World||Hugh Pope discusses the past, present, and future of the Turkic world, which stretches from Central Asia to Turkey. His topics include oil, trade, and the question of Turkey and the EU.||5/2/2005||Free||View in iTunes|
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