SINGAPORE -- The U.S. can no longer dominate world history. A new power has also arrived. The British decision to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was an epochal event. It may have heralded the end of the American century and the arrival of the Asian century.
A world adrift desperately needs global thinkers, most of all from Asia. Kishore Mahbubani fits the bill with his signal work, The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World, at this critical time. Let's pray his optimism is justified.