The Second World: How Emerging Powers Are Redefining Global Competition in the Twenty-first Century

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Random House Publishing Group, 10.2.2009 - 496 sivua
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In The Second World, scholar Parag Khanna, chosen as one of Esquire’s 75 Most Influential People of the Twenty-First Century, reveals how America’s future depends on its ability to compete with the European Union and China to forge relationships with the Second World, the pivotal regions of Eastern Europe, Central Asia, South America, the Middle East, and East Asia that are growing in influence and economic strength.

Informed, witty, and armed with a traveler’s intuition for blending into diverse cultures, Khanna depicts second-world societies from the inside out, observing how globalization divides them into winners and losers–and shows how China, Europe, and America use their unique imperial gravities to pull the second-world countries into their orbits. Along the way, Khanna explains how Arabism and Islamism compete for the Arab soul, reveals how Iran and Saudi Arabia play the superpowers against one another, unmasks Singapore’s inspirational role in East Asia, and psychoanalyzes the second-world leaders whose decisions are reshaping the balance of power.
 

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THE SECOND WORLD: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order

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George Orwell was right: The future will see three contending world powers, their alliances and rivalries with one another ever shifting, and scarcely any peace.So says think-tanker Khanna, a fellow ... Lue koko arvostelu

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THE NEW ROME
3
THE RUSSIAN DEVOLUTION
10
FROM BORDER TO BRIDGE
16
EASTERN QUESTIONS
26
MARCHING EAST AND WEST
36
THE CAUCASIAN CORRIDOR
47
STRETCHING EUROPE
60
THE RUSSIA THAT WAS
71
BETWEEN BUREAUCRATS AND THEOCRATS
191
ROAD MAPS
204
BUFFER BLACK HOLE
220
VIRTUES AND VICES
227
GULF STREAMS
234
ARABIAN SAND DUNES
252
CHINAS FIRSTWORLD SEDUCTION
269
THE GREATER
278

THE NEW BAMBOO CURTAIN
78
HAPPINESS IS MULTIPLE PIPELINES
85
MEN BEHAVING
98
TAMING
108
THE END OF THE MONROE DOCTRINE
119
IN SEARCH OF THE MIDDLE EAST
169
EUROPES SOUTHERN SHORE
176
THE FOUR CHINAS
300
THE SEARCH FOR EQUILIBRIUM
321
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
343
BIBLIOGRAPHY
353
NOTES
377
INDEX
443
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Parag Khanna directs the Global Governance Initiative in the American Strategy Program of the New America Foundation. He has been a fellow at the Brookings Institution and worked for the World Economic Forum and the Council on Foreign Relations. During 2007, he was a senior geopolitical advisor to U.S. Special Operations Command. Born in India, Khanna was raised in the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and Germany. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and is completing his Ph.D. at the London School of Economics. He has written for major global publications such as The New York Times and Financial Times and appeared on CNN and other television media around the world. Having traveled in close to one hundred countries. He is a member of the Explorers Club.

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