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Coming China Wars : Where They Will Be Fought and How They Can Be Won

Coming China Wars : Where They Will Be Fought and How They Can Be Won - rev edition

ISBN13: 978-0132359825

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ISBN13: 978-0132359825
ISBN10: 0132359820
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
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Coming China Wars : Where They Will Be Fought and How They Can Be Won - REV 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132359825

Peter Navarro

ISBN13: 978-0132359825
ISBN10: 0132359820
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

''The Coming China Wars'' is a gripping, fact-filled account of the dark side of China''s rise that will be of interest to anyone interested in this complex and fascinating country. Navarro issues a call to arms for China and the rest of the world to act now to address the country''s mounting problems-pollution, public health, intellectual property piracy, resource scarcity, and more-or risk both serious instability within China and military conflict between China and other major powers.'' -Elizabeth C. Economy, Director for Asia Studies, Council on Foreign Relations ''In this comprehensive examination of China''s mushrooming economy, Navarro masterfully illuminates the dark sides of China''s great leaps into privatization and globalization.'' -''Boston Globe'' .,.''serves as an important touchstone for any prudent discussion regarding the implications to China''s growth. For those unfamiliar with China''s ecological disaster, natural-resource crisis or aging and soon to be inverted demographics, this book is a very good introduction.'' -''Asia Times'' ''In this informative volume, Navarro explores China''s impact on the world and the perils it creates. ...This provocative and potentially controversial book will be of value to a wide audience. Summing up: Highly recommended'' -''CHOICE'' ''The Coming China Wars'' has a wealth of fascinating information about the impact of China on the world and the perils it creates. Because of China''s great importance, this is a book we should all read.'' -D. Quinn Mills, Harvard Business School ''Peter Navarro has captured the breadth of areas where China and the United States have fundamental conflicts of business, economic, and strategic interests. He puts this into aglobal context demonstrating where China''s current development course can lead to conflict. His recommendations for nations to coalesce to respond to the challenges posed by China are practical. This book should be in the hands of every businessperson, economist, and policy-maker.'' -Dr. Larry M. Wortzel, Chairman, U.S.-China Commission ''This is a well researched and illuminating book and is a necessary counter to a large body of opinion that posits an inevitable and even peaceful rise of China and chooses to ignore most of the author''s message.'' -Richard Fisher, Vice President, International Assessment and Strategy Center ''What Al Gore does for climate change, Peter Navarro does for China. This book will hit you right between the eyes. A gargantuan wake-up call.'' -Stuart L. Hart, S.C. Johnson Chair of Sustainable Global Enterprise, Cornell University, Author of ''Capitalism at the Crossroads'' ''A must read to be fully informed on U.S.-China trade. Hard nosed and impactful. Navarro lays it out.'' -Peter Morici, Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland ''Peter Navarro is that rarest and most valuable of China-watchers-an economist who sees the big strategic picture as well. ''The Coming China Wars ''contains the kind of realistic analysis needed by all Americans today, from voters to presidential candidates.'' -Alan Tonelson, U.S. Business & Industrial Council www.peternavarro.com www.comingchinawars.com The shocking worldwide best-seller on China''s rise to dominance... Now 100% updated for the latest headlines and their implications... Extensive new coverage, including: -China''s deadly exports...from poisonous drugs to killer toys -China''s provocative militarybuildup and secret Star Wars program -From Burma to Darfur: how China supports the world''s tyrants -China''s growing internal human rights abuses and brutal subjugation of Tibet -The coming U.S./China showdown over oil and natural resources -How China''s gigantic trade surpluses threaten to destroy U.S. sovereignty -What can and must be done-realistic solutions by consumers, voters, government, and business In this Revised and Expanded edition of ''The Coming China Wars,'' Peter Navarro has thoroughly updated his bestselling book on the threats now posed by the dramatic rise of

Author Bio

Peter Navarro, business professor at University of California-Irvine, wrote the bestselling investment bookIf It's Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks,andThe Well-Timed Strategy: Managing the Business Cycle for Competitive Advantage. His work has appeared in BusinessWeek, the L.A. Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review. A gifted public speaker, he has appeared on Bloomberg, CNN, CNBC, NPR, and all three major network news shows and has also testified before Congress at the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission's hearing on the U.S.-China relationship.

Table of Contents

Authorr's Comment on the Updated and Expanded Edition xi
Introduction to Chinar's "Butterfly Effect on Steroids" xv
Chapter 1: The Cheating "China Price" and Weapons of Mass Production 1
Chapter 2: Chinar's Counterfeit Economy and Not-So-Swashbuckling Pirates 15
Chapter 3: "Made in China"-The Ultimate Warning Label 27
Chapter 4: The "Blood and Nukes for Oil" Wars-The Sum of All Chinese Fears 43
Chapter 5: The Worldr's Most Ironic Imperialist and Weapons of Mass Construction 59
Chapter 6: The Global Warming Wars-Killing Us (and Them) Softly with Their Coal 77
Chapter 7: The Damnable Dam and Water Wars-Nary a (Clean) Drop to Drink 93
Chapter 8: Chinar's Chaotic "Wars from Within"-The Dragon Comes Apart at the Seams 111
Chapter 9: Inside the Worldr's Biggest Prison with Yahoo! the Stool Pigeon and Comrade Orwell 127
Chapter 10: Red Army Rising-The Coming China Hot Wars 149
Chapter 11: Racing for the Ultimate Strategic High Ground-The Coming China Star Wars 165
Chapter 12: How to Fight and Win the Coming China Wars! 183


About the Author 207
Acknowledgments 209
Index 211

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