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Book: Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade

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Rivals: How the Power Struggle Between China, India and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade
—By Bill Emmott (Harcourt)
The former editor of the Economist sees intra-Asian relations taking on a decidedly competitive (and maybe confrontational) tone in the coming years. Soaring economic growth means more scrambling for resources among nations with long-standing historical disputes. Those relationships need to be watched carefully by the next American president, Emmott says, while framing George Bush's overlooked efforts to tighten ties with India through an unprecedented nuclear pact as Bush's own Nixon-to-China moment.


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