China and the Nation-State Comeback
In 1996, Japanese management strategist Kenichi Ohmae called nation-states outdated models in world without borders. It seemed like a death sentence. But big government China is putting his assertion to the test. It has made “soft” inroads in Asia and Africa and now has geopolitical designs on Central Asia, the Indian border, and the South China Sea. Everything about expansionist Chinese policy would suggest the old school nation-state is more vibrant than ever.
- Wednesday, 26 June 2013