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18 October 2010

Book review: Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power

In his new book, “Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power,” Robert D. Kaplan surmises that globalization will trigger a pivotal shift in the twenty-first century – the Indian Ocean will emerge as the geopolitical centre of global power and conflict.

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26 September 2010

The new world order

Tribal ties - history, race, ethnicity, religion, culture - are becoming more important than borders. Regions that share these tribal ties are grouping together and slowly eliminating the relevance of political borders.

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23 September 2010

Why is the U.S. rehearsing for a Chinese invasion of Japan?

The U.S. is aware that China is soon to become a fellow superpower, and has few options to ensure its interests aren't affected. It has chosen to ally itself with China's neighbours and perform military exercises with them in order to retain its influence in East Asia and the South China Sea.