Crouching Tiger: What China's Militarism Means for the

Will there be war with China This book provides the most complete and accurate assessment of the probability of conflict between the United States and the rising Asian superpower Equally important, it lays out an in depth analysis of the possible pathways to peace Written like a geopolitical detective story, the narrative encourages reader interaction by starting each chapter with an intriguing question that often challenges conventional wisdom Based on interviews with than thirty top experts, the author highlights a number of disturbing facts about China s recent military buildup and the shifting balance of power in Asia the Chinese are deploying game changing carrier killer ballistic missiles some of America s supposed allies in Europe and Asia are selling highly lethal weapons systems to China in a perverse twist on globalization and, on the US side, debilitating cutbacks in the military budget send a message to the world that America is not serious about its pivot to Asia In the face of these threatening developments, the book stresses the importance of maintaining US military strength and preparedness and strengthening alliances, while warning against a complacent optimism that relies on economic engagement, negotiations, and nuclear deterrence to ensure peaceAccessible to readers from all walks of life, this multidisciplinary work blends geopolitics, economics, history, international relations, military doctrine, and political science to provide a better understanding of one of the most vexing problems facing the world Crouching Tiger: What China's Militarism Means for the World


About the Author: Peter Navarro

A Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine and holds a Ph.D in Economics from Harvard University He received several teaching awards in 2010 for the MBA programs that he teaches.Navarro ran for office in San Diego, California, three times In 1992, he ran for mayor, winning the primary race, but losing to Susan Golding in the runoff In 1996, he ran for the 49th Congressional District, but lost to Republican Brian Bilbray In 2001, Navarro ran in a special election to fill the District 6 San Diego city council seat, but lost in the primary.



10 thoughts on “Crouching Tiger: What China's Militarism Means for the World

  1. says:

    Crouching Tiger is the 4th book I ve completed this spring to help inform me about the increasing competition between China and the U S and the real dangers of conflict in the western Pacific Peter Navarro s focus is on the military buildup underway in China and their usurping of sca


  2. says:

    entire the whole picture for mindset


  3. says:

    While the world presently is ultra focused on the global threat of ISIS or ISIL as it is sometimes called, the world is missing the possibly brutal threat of China Navarro s thesis concerns China s hegemonic desire to become a superpower through its military, economic, and political polici


  4. says:

    This book clearly lays out the increasing challenge China makes to the American hegemony in Asia China is building its fighting capacity and is going to be able to take on America in a long drawn war America will this not be able to dictate the terms of engagement pretty soon Navarro really d


  5. says:

    This was an interesting, if alarmist, book I don t recall how it ended up on my reading list but after finishing it I wasn t the least surprised to learn the author became an advisor in the Trump White House Navarro goes through the known, and speculated, strengths of the Chinese economy, milita


  6. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Navarro is the White House s main trade advisor on dealing with Chinese influence As such, his penned thoughts is a must read for anyone that has any dealing in capital markets or are living in the region One thing that


  7. says:

    Great bookEveryone should read and understand we ha e to come up with a National and international plan to deal with bad actors,like China And deny them anyaccess to our technology wealth markets colleges and go on the offense before they become to powerfulWe also have to get out Middle East revive ou


  8. says:

    Though a bit dated regarding China s military capabilities, Navarro presents and answers many key questions regarding the threats presented by China He also presents observations from deeply persons deeply knowledgeable about China A chillingly realistic presentation illustrating the need for a coherent


  9. says:

    china is a military threat and the world needs to work together to prevent them from bullying their neighbours phillipines and vietnam in south china sea , influencing and spreading propaganda confucian schools in america , and manipulating their currency and subsidizing exports


  10. says:

    The last two chapters are fascinating, explaining when we face the threat from China, how the US behave to keep east Asia peace China is growing, however, we should always keep in mind what they did to hurt regional peace.


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