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As the US’s economy retreats, the economies of Asian nations, notably China, shift into hyperdrive, with some experiencing double-digit growth. Must the rise of Asia and China mean America’s fall? Simon S.C. Tay, a Singaporean professor and intellectual, explains why Asia and America must work together. Asia and China need US leadership, he says, and the US needs Asia’s markets and resources. Tay believes that America and Asia must come together in the future as international partners. getAbstract recommends his informative book to anyone who wants to understand the future’s most crucial international relationship – the US-Chinese nexus.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How Asian-American relations have evolved over time,
  • How Asia and the US should deal with one another and
  • Why their relationship is so important.

About the Author

Simon S.C. Tay chairs the Singapore Institute of International Affairs and is an associate professor at the National University of Singapore.



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