World's 'Economic Center Of Gravity' Has Shifted Toward Asia-Pacific, Author Says11:08

"Easternization," by Gideon Rachman. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
"Easternization," by Gideon Rachman. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
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Asian nations' growing wealth is a trend that will only continue, challenging the Western power and influence that has dominated globally since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, according to author Gideon Rachman.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks about the rise of the East and the resultant tensions with Rachman (@gideonrachman), chief foreign affairs commentator for the Financial Times and author of "Easternization: Asia's Rise and America's Decline From Obama to Trump and Beyond."

  • Read an excerpt from "Easternization"

This segment aired on November 2, 2017.


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