Flashpoints: promise and peril in a new world

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1991 - Social Science - 258 pages
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Two of today's leading authorities on international affairs project the political, economic and technological landscape of the 1990s and the early decades of the 21st century. They envisage a post-modern era in which not two super nations but four or five will hold sway; in which regional blocs will take the place of nations as the basic unit of diplomacy and trade.

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FLASHPOINTS: Promise and Peril in a New World

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A once-over-lightly report on the sociopolitical and economic state of the Global Village from a pair of Los Angeles Times correspondents. In a summary audit longer on breadth than depth, Wright (In ... Read full review

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The predictable world of the 1980s has fallen to the wave of change and uncertainty of the 1990s, and all this roiling and boiling in the international arena has generated a spate of books on the ... Read full review


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Wright has reported from more than 120 countries as a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, CBS News, The Sunday Times, and the Christian Science Monitor.

McManus has won several awards for his writing on foreign policy and was part of a team nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1980.

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