蒙蔽的美国

新加坡—是时候想象难以想象之物了:美国在国际事务中占主导地位的时代正在结束。随着这一时刻的临近,主要问题将是美国对此如何做出准备。

过去几十年来,亚洲的崛起绝不仅限于快速经济增长。该地区经历了一场文艺复兴,其人民的心智被重新开启,眼光焕然一新。亚洲迈向重温昔日全球经济核心之梦的运动动力十足,骎骎然已成不可阻挡之势。转型或许免不了会带来些许伤害,但毫无疑问,亚洲世纪已经出现在地平线上,世界的化学成分将发生根本性改变。

全球领袖——不管是决策者还是知识分子——承担着让其所在社会为全球变迁做好准备的重任。但太多美国领导者逃避了这一责任。

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