“Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific” by Robert Kaplan
Robert Kaplan , voted in 2011 as one of the one hundred top global thinkers by Forbes magazine explains why the next hot spot in the world will be the South China Sea.
The author views china's gradual control of the South China Sea lanes as a gradual evolution of a growing economic power hungry for resources and anxious to trade. Growing capitalism inevitably leads to growing militarism. History shows it.
The author demonstrates objectivity and cultural sensitivity in his analysis of a serious clash of interests between nations that share the troubled but resource rich South China Sea.
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