The Post-American World is a non-fiction book by American journalist Fareed Zakaria. It was published in hardcover and audiobook formats in early May and became available in paperback in early May ; the Updated and Expanded Release followed in Release Fareed Zakaria (Author) Fareed Zakaria’s international bestseller The Post-American World pointed to the “rise of the rest”—the growth of. Zakaria, the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and an editor at large for Time The Post-American World: Release by Fareed Zakaria.

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This economic growth is producing political confidence, national pride, and potentially international problems. While many of the world’s wealthy, industrialized economies continued to struggle with slow growth, high unemployment, and overwhelming indebtedness through and beyond, the countries that constitute “the rest” rebounded quickly. This transformation is a sign that we won the idealogical war. It could be called “the rise of the rest. Through open market capitalism and globalization, the rest has awaken.

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That is why to call this shift “the rise of Asia” does not describe it accurately. The act actually applies to immigrants who were brought to the U. Regarding the book’s focus, one reviewer criticized it by writing ” The Post-American World is missing precisely what its title promises: For most of the last century, the United States has dominated global economics, politics, science, and culture.


Lionel Gelber Prize Nominee Zakaria has definitly done his research on culture, history, politics, economics, trade as well as a multitude of other important topics.

Reviewers commented that Zakaria’s writing was intelligent and sharp, yet accessible to general audiences. The Wall Street Journal. This is a book not about the decline of America but rather about the rise of everyone else. This does not mean, however, that the US will be relegated to the sidelines of the international world.

Zakaria had immigrated to the United States from India during his university career.

The Post-American World

He has received honorary degrees from many universities. America’s strengths and weaknesses. It never hurts to be told something more than once – just around time eight or ten I grow weary.

Now after having read it, I wish Zajaria had forwarded my comment to everyone on the email thread and not just replied only to sender. Despite the title Zakaria continues to remind the reader that America still plays a vital role in the world and where the United States is able to have the largest impact.

What Does A ‘Post-American World’ Look Like?

Admittedly, those are hard things, but not impossi I loved this book. In the other — which include China, India, Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, Turkey, Kenya, and South Africa — the poor are slowly being absorbed into productive podt growing economies. It made a concerted effort to retain high-end, complex manufacturing — the kind of BMW model, if you will.


Britain’s decline was driven by bad economics. The final chapter outlines how the US has used its power and provides six guidelines for the US to follow in the ‘post-American world’ envisioned by Zakaria. It americab reminded me of a similar line about how aging is not one of the laws of physics and the possibility of curing it.

If we aren’t terrified, terrorism doesn’t work. This would be a good starting point for the dispirited American wondering where how we should start over after eight less than ideal years.

China and India mainly This book came out early in so it must have been written in The Globe and Mail. In a review published in The ProgressiveJohann Hari called Zakaria’s assertions Thatcherist referring to the belief that there is no alternative to globalization and free market capitalism. He never postt to question the construct of world powers, and tends to value countries too much on their global power and too little on how their citizenship is faring.

As Jonat He defends the book’s basic thesis really well, which isn’t hard to do.