'A sober, nuanced assessment of the opportunities and dangers that Asia's rise presents.... refreshing.'--'Washington Post Book World' Closely intertwined by their fierce competition for influence, markets, resources, and strategic advantage, China, India, and Japan are shaping the world to come. Former 'Economist 'editor-in-chief Bill Emmott explores the ways in which their sometimes bitter rivalry will play out over the next decade -- in business, global politics, military competition, and the environment -- and reveals the efforts of the United States to turn the situation to its advantage as these three powerful nations vie for dominance. This revised and updated edition of 'Rivals' is an indispensable guide for anyone wishing to understand Asia's swiftly changing political and economic scene. 'For ... some much-needed nuance--look no further than Bill Emmott's 'Rival's.'--'Wall Street Journal''' '[R]iveting ... sober and reasoned.'--'Business Today' BILL EMMOTT is a writer, speaker and consultant on global affairs, with an expertise in Asia. Until 2006 he was editor in chief of The Economist, where his thirteen-year tenure was marked by many awards. He is the author of six previous books and writes regularly for several international publications. He lives in London and Somerset. The former editor in chief of the 'Economist 'returns to the territory of his best-selling book 'The Sun Also Sets 'to lay out an entirely fresh analysis of the growing rivalry between China, India, and Japan and what it will mean for America, the global economy, and the twenty-first-century world. Though books such as 'The World Is Flat 'and 'China Shakes the World 'consider them only as individual actors, Emmott argues that these three political and economic giants are closely intertwined by their fierce competition for influence, markets, resources, and strategic advantage. R'ivals 'explains and explores the ways in which this sometimes bitter rivalry will play out over the next decade--in business, global politics, military competition, and the environment--and reveals the efforts of the United States to manipulate and benefit from this rivalry. Identifying the biggest risks born of these struggles, 'Rivals 'also outlines the ways these risks can and should be managed by all of us.