Azië is de toekomst

Azië is de toekomst

Het Spectrum | April 2019

Asia is where the future begins. Whether the benchmark is demography, geography or economy, Asia is the present, and without a doubt the future. Asia is the Future is a warning against the poor image the modern world has of Asia. Asia is entering a major new wave of growth, with India and Southeast Asia outpacing China, territorial disputes being pushed aside in favor of integration, and infrastructure investments laying the foundation for future progress. 

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Italy Joining China’s Belt and Road Initiative Highlights Differences Between Europe and America

Italy Joining China’s Belt and Road Initiative Highlights Differences Between Europe and America

South China Morning Post | 2 April 2019

By Parag Khanna and Kishore Mahbubani  

Parag Khanna and Kishore Mahbubani argue that while Italy's joining the Belt & Road has attracted criticism within Europe, Chinese President Xi Jinping’s trip across Europe underscores the transatlantic divide over how to deal with rising Asian powers such as China.

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Australia's Asianizing Society

Australia's Asianizing Society

The Australian Financial Review | 7 February 2019

If Australia wants to be more welcome in Asia than the United Kingdom is in Europe, it needs to swallow the hard truth that it is not the centre of Asia's solar system but merely one of many planets – one made of iron ore and natural gas. The question is whether Australia can strengthen its gravity and influence across more markets than China.

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