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The Post-American World is a non-fiction book by American journalist Fareed Zakaria. It was published in hardcover and audiobook formats in early May and became available in paperback in early May ; the Updated and Expanded Release followed in Release Fareed Zakaria (Author) Fareed Zakaria’s international bestseller The Post-American World pointed to the “rise of the rest”—the growth of. Zakaria, the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and an editor at large for Time The Post-American World: Release by Fareed Zakaria.

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This economic success was once most visible in Asia but is no longer confined to it. We need to jettison the idea of the world’s policeman and hyperpower and replace it with the world’s trusted third party.

This is a book not about the decline of America but americzn about the rise of everyone fareev. The fact that new powers are more strongly asserting their interests is the reality of the post-American world. It’s not possible for two countries to be the leading dominant political power at the same time.

Dec 01, Satyaki Mitra rated it really liked it Shelves: President Barack Obama was seen with the book in his hand [46]. Vareed has won several awards for his columns and cover-essays, in particular for his October Newsweek cover story, “Why They Hate Us.

Through open market capitalism and globalization, the rest has awaken.

Cart Support Signed in as: He believes that there have been three power shifts in the last years: The rise of the rest is at heart an economic phenomenon, but it has consequences for nearly every other sphere of life.

Despite the title Zakaria continues to remind the reader that America still plays a vital role in the world and where the United States is able to have the largest impact.


The world’s biggest plane is built in Russia and Ukraine, its leading refinery is in India, and its largest factories are all in China.

The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria

As Jonat He defends the book’s basic thesis really well, which isn’t hard to do. That is why to call this shift “the rise of Asia” does not describe it accurately. Americans are constantly told by their politicians that the zskaria thing we have to learn from other countries’ health care systems is to be thankful for ours.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. China’s weakness, though, is a fear of social unrest.

Such lists are arbitrary, but it is striking that twenty years ago, America was at the top in many, if not most, of these categories.

Positive future, it’s up to us. Brief but interesting look at religions that form the rising powers. We need to spend less time worr Fareed Zakaria’s new book, the Post-American World is a book I hope both presidential candidates read. The six guidelines on how the United States can operate in this new world. The Post-American Worldat pages long, was described as “a book-length essay” [4] and a “thin book that reads like one long, thoughtful essay”.

Fareed Zakaria’s new book, “The Post-American World,” shines a bright light on the hand-wringing and defeatist lies about the state of America that are used by neo-conservatives and anti-globalist leftists to support their radical positions by infusing Americans with fear.

Sep 07, Terry rated it it was amazing. The one amazing anecdote referenced in the book is about a border dispute in Africa, where the cease fire and diplomatic terms were moderated by For those who are looking for help in trying to understand how the world works today and the US can best deal with it, the book will be of great value.

The Post-American World

In truth, one wouldn’t be far off base to say this book is at least in large part -about- China and India, but anyone who can look at the current world situation and not see why that’s appropriate and relevant probably isn’t paying attention. Zkaaria Post American World, and it was written by a fellow Muslim. The biggest movie industry, in terms of both movies made and tickets sold, is Bollywood, not Hollywood.

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But we are moving into a post — American world, one defined and directed from many places and by many people. Ending centuries of self-imposed isolation, China’s main interest for now is in securing its own borders, reining in runaway regions, and protecting its own interests.

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And, of course, it amedican that whatever natural resources the developing country has must belong to those US corporations. The Post-American World is part business, part political, part historical, and part sociological; as Zakaria analyses how the United States has arrived at the state it is in internationally, and what the future holds for the two global giants of India and China on the horizon. Excellent notes section but it never hurts to wkrld a separate bibliography.

Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroadin which he examines the necessary conditions for liberal democracy to survive, was published. Thirty years ago, the United States dominated the zkaria politically, economically and scientifically. Since its publication, the trends he identified have proceeded faster than anyone could have anticipated.

Broadband is faster and cheaper across the industrial world, from Canada to France to Japan, and the United States now stands sixteenth in the world in broadband penetration per capita.

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