Pax Urbanica? The Meaning of Cities for Diplomacy & Peace

Pax Urbanica? The Meaning of Cities for Diplomacy & Peace

Singapore Management University (SMU) | 30 October 2018

At the annual Ikeda Peace and Harmony Lecture held in the Singapore Management University, Dr. Parag Khanna spoke about how the world transits from Westphalian system towards one which is more fluid and also if the authorities accrued through the processes of domestic devolution and international network formation, could lead us into a Pax Urbanica.

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The World Reboots

The World Reboots

Forbes Global CEO Conference | 30 October 2018

Dr. Parag Khanna spoke on the opening panel of the Forbes Global CEO Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on the topic of "The World Reboots." He highlighted Asia's structural economic trends since the Asian Financial Crisis from managing currencies to the Belt & Road Initiative as signs of Asia's deepening integration. 

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Beijing's global 5G ambitions threaten to disrupt telecoms

Beijing's global 5G ambitions threaten to disrupt telecoms

Nikkei Asian Review | 31 August 2018

By Alex Capri

Beijing's central planners are aiming to use China's Belt and Road Initiative to dominate the next wave of wireless technology by becoming the global leader in the development of 5G networks. Parag Khanna, author of the forthcoming book The Future is Asian, argues that the Belt and Road Initiative will ultimately position China as the global 5G leader.

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and the new face of the 1 per cent

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and the new face of the 1 per cent

Financial Times | 17 August 2018

Although they may be charmed by the romance of Crazy Rich Asians, western cinema-goers are ultimately unlikely to be comfortable with the geopolitical rebalancing upon which this rising Asian self-assurance is based, argues Parag Khanna, Singapore-based author of The Future is Asian, a forthcoming book. “This is a huge change, as it dawns on the west that Asians used to make things for us and now we are making things for them,” he says.

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