In case you haven't been paying attention, the geopolitical and economic future of the world increasingly belongs to Asia. With America retreating into itself, and Europe becoming more politically fractured than it has been in decades, it's the megacontinent that is taking the lead. So we should probably rethink how we talk about Asia.
In Canada, we often conflate Asian ambitions with those of China—not hard to do given news coverage of the fentanyl crisis, the Vancouver housing market and the detention of a Huawei executive, as well as America's ongoing trade dispute with the country. But we're missing the big picture—and we need to bring that into focus if we're going to understand a changing world. Our guest today literally wrote the book on that.
GUEST: Parag Khanna, academic, author of The Future Is Asian