The Coming War with Japan

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St. Martin's Press, 1991 - Political Science - 429 pages
Argues that the post-Cold War world will see the United States and Japan emerge as opponents, traces Japan's increasing power, and contends the United States holds the trump cards in the economic contest.

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User Review  - BakuDreamer - LibraryThing

Has nothing to do with Japan, war or otherwise ( there's a whole mini-subset of publishing ' Japan-bashing ' with an even minnier subset ' Japan is about to attack us at any moment ! ' ) However, the ... Read full review


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Maverick economist Ravi Batra now has geostrategic counterparts. At any rate, Friedman (Political Science/Dickinson College) and LeBard make a persuasive case for the startling proposition that the US ... Read full review

About the author (1991)

George Friedman is an American political scientist and author. He is the founder, chief intelligence officer, financial overseer, and CEO of the private intelligence corporation Stratfor. He has authored several books, including America's Secret War, The Intelligence Edge, and The Future of War. Friedman spent almost twenty years in academia, teaching political science at Dickinson College. He received a B.A. from the City College of New York, where he majored in political science, and a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University. He is married to Meredith Friedman (née LeBard), has four children and lives in Austin, Texas.

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