The Ambivalent Would-Be Hegemon – Wall Street Journal Op-Ed by IEMS’ David Zweig

Published on: 2013-07-03

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The Wall Street Journal featured an op-ed cum book review of IEMS’ David Zweig concerning whether or not China could be considered a true dominant geopolitical force in world affairs.

An excerpt of David Zweig’s op-ed can be found below:

China is far too angry, lonely, mercantilist and domestically insecure to be considered a true global power.

To what extent has China gone global in its diplomacy, support for global governance, trade and investment, soft power and military reach? David Shambaugh, a professor of political science at George Washington University and one of America’s leading China watchers, attempts to answer this question by drawing on a multitude of interviews with key players in China and around the world, as well as an extensive research effort. The result is a first-rate book that the nonacademic world will savor.

Read the full article here: The Ambivalent Would-Be Hegemon (mirror link)

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