In the 1800’s, the West began to extend its rule over foreign countries, by using force. Western nations quickly expanded into Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It was known as the ‘Age of Imperialism’.
Today, centuries of Western global dominance are coming to an end. So, in the 21st century, what will be the new world order?
Full Frame host Mike Walter talks with Singaporean academic, Kishore Mahbubani, who wrote the book “Has the West Lost It?” and in March of 2020 released his latest book, “Has China Won?”
Follow Kishore Mahbubani on Twitter @mahbubani_k
In our globalized world, fewer and fewer things are made in just one place, from cars to clothes, even motorcycles. And, just as people hold multiple passports, so do the items we buy.
China is leading the largest urbanization and infrastructure development plan on earth. In 2013, China proposed the Belt and Road Initiative…an effort to create economic and trade ties connecting Asia with Europe, Africa and beyond.
The initiative is expected to make a global impact.
Full Frame host Mike Walter continues his discussion with former Singaporean diplomat, Kishore Mahbubani.