April 23, 2014

Asia's Two Very Different Futures

Zachary Keck, The National Interest

The Associated Press

It’s well established that we are living in the Asian Century. Just what the Asian Century will look like is open to debate.

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TAGGED: Asia, China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines


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