Kerry Brown, Asian Review of Books/UPI Asia Online - 05/09/2008
Over the last few years, people have trotted out the platitude that the 21st Century will belong to China. Bill Emmott, former editor of The Economist, and someone who has been based in many countries in the region, and knows them intimately, rightly...
Mapping the Asian Century
Charles Grant, Prospect magazine, July - 01/07/2008
Two books on the rise of Asia—one of them also a shrill attack on the west—agree on economics but disagree about the politics
Charles Grant is director of the Centre for European Reform
The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global...
Three´s a Crowd
Nayan Chanda, Washington Post - 29/06/2008
Is a collision among Asia´s rising powers inevitable?
Reviewed by Nayan Chanda
Sunday, June 29, 2008; BW04
Asia´s re-emergence has been a long time coming. Before the industrial revolution, India and China accounted for nearly...
Mahbubani and Emmott compared
Thomas Fuller, IHT - 18/06/2008
By Thomas Fuller, The New York Times Media Group
18 June 2008
International Herald Tribune
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The New Asian Hemisphere / The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to...
Asia´s new power game
Todd Crowell, Asia Sentinel - 02/06/2008
02 June 2008
It is not often these days that the author of a new book on foreign policy opens with a tribute to President George W Bush. Bill Emmott begins his new book on emerging Asian power dynamics by describing Bush’s initiative to establish...
Beware intra-Asian rivalry
Subir Roy, Business Standard - 28/05/2008
Subir Roy / New Delhi May 28, 2008, 5:49 IST
Few will argue with Emmott that "despite the understandable focus after September 11 2001 on the Middle East and Central Asia, the most important long-term trend in the world affairs does indeed...
Rise and Collide
Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal - 09/05/2008
By MARY KISSEL
May 9, 2008; Page A15
By Bill Emmott
(Harcourt, 342 pages, $26)
The rise of China is easy to exaggerate and even easier to fear. China is a vast country of 1.3 billion people, governed by menacing...
The power triangle
Anil Padmanabhan, Livemint - 03/05/2008
Bill Emmott explains how the rise of Japan, China and India will change the world
Eight years ago, as part of an international programme for journalists, I ended up becoming friends with a Japanese...
Asia rises, unevenly
Guy Sorman, City Journal (Manhattan Institute) - 30/04/2008
History, Bill Emmott writes, may well remember George W. Bush as the American president who sealed a treaty between the U.S. and the world’s largest democracy: India. This is just one of many fresh and unexpected observations in Emmott’s new book, Rivals:...
David Andelman, Forbes.com - 30/04/2008
Last fall, Steve Forbes invited me to a tea he was hosting for Roni Bar-On, Israel´s brilliant Minister of Finance. The talk turned to Palestine and the Palestinians, so I asked him if he had any sort of strategy for building some kind of peaceful...
Storm over Asia
Hamish Macrae, The Independent - 25/04/2008
It is the greatest economic story on earth: how the two Asian giants, China and India, are shooting up the ranks of the world economies, lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty as they do so. This year China will probably pass Germany to...
China: the new rulers of the world
Michael Moore, Daily Telegraph - 19/04/2008
Malcolm Moore reviews Rivals: How the Power Struggle between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade by Bill Emmott and The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order by Parag Khanna
Deng Xiaoping would have never stood for...
Interview in Publishers Weekly
Parul Sehgal - 07/04/2008
Keeping Your Enemies Closer
by Parul Sehgal -- Publishers Weekly, 4/7/2008
In Rivals, the former editor-in-chief of the Economist takes on Asia’s giants and examines the historical roots and global implications of China, India and Japan competing...
Michael Sheridan, The Sunday Times - 06/04/2008
Reviewed by Michael Sheridan
Economics may have shaped the Asia of today but politics are forging its tomorrow, says Bill Emmott, the former editor of The Economist, in a striking new book that predicts a dangerous power struggle between China,...
The rebalance of power
Victor Mallet, Financial Times - 05/04/2008
The rebalance of power
By Victor Mallet
Published: April 5 2008 01:27
Beware the Dragon: China – 1,000 Years of Bloodshed
By Erik Durschmied
Andre Deutsch £18.99, 336 pages
FT bookshop price: £15.19
The Next American...
Publishers Weekly - 24/03/2008
Over the past 20 years, some of the most striking economic growth in history has been taking place in Asia, and former Economist editor-in-chief Emmott (The Sun Also Sets)combines solid economic and political analysis with entertaining personal accounts...
Kirkus - 05/03/2008
The East, to steal a line from Mao, is red: red-hot, that is, economically, and on the way to reshaping the global economy.
Former Economist editor-in-chief Emmott (20:21 Vision: Twentieth-Century Lessons for the Twenty-First Century, 2003, etc.) credits...