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Bully of Asia

Narrated by: Al Kessel
Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
Categories: Non-fiction, World Affairs
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The signs are everywhere. China unilaterally claims the entire South China Sea as sovereign territory, then builds artificial islands to bolster its claim. It suddenly activates an air defense identification zone over the East China Sea, and threatens to down any aircraft that does not report its position. It builds roads into Indian territory, then redraws the maps to show that it is actually Chinese territory. The People's Republic under President Xi Jinping is quickly becoming The Bully of Asia.

©2017 Steven W. Mosher (P)2017 Black Hills Audiobooks
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  • jon martinez
  • 05-12-2018

Great listen

The narrator is now my favorite narrator. He kept me interested in what is already a great book. I'm gonna play it over just for memories sake, but it's informative.

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  • John
  • 06-03-2018

Excellent!

Most riveting book I've listened to in some time. Time to get real about China.

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  • Silomi
  • 01-01-2019

Eye opening, up to date

Wow. I, like most Americans had no idea of the extent of the problem. Hopefully some of our professors, politicians and diplomats will read this book. A lot of the headlines make sense in light of the facts relayed. I expect this book is probably banned in certain parts of Asia.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 27-12-2017

Decent

While the author raises many points, it’s nothing new for “China watchers” or really anyone who takes interest in east Asia. What does come to the forefront though about halfway through is the authors personal grudge with China and his political leanings. Not quite an exposé or really much more than personal beliefs of the author. It’s well known China’s mal-intentioned actions. If you’re new to the study of east Asia, specifically China this would be a good read (or listen) for you though.

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  • G.
  • 26-06-2020

Excellent book

A great book on the modern China mind set. I wish our leaders would read and heed!

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  • Pat Owens
  • 18-05-2020

A “must read” not only for Americans.

Very informative. The communist threat I was made aware of in the early ‘60s is still here today.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-05-2020

Must read

It’s a must read and in addition to this you should listen to dan Carlin’s hardcore history podcast. It fills in gaps on before and backs up what the author says.

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  • Vladimir Kushnir
  • 12-05-2020

Absolue must-read

While I had my suspicions on the subject and also read/listened to several books about FBI fighting against intellectual property theft by Chinese, this book really put all that in perspective and explained the huge problem USA and the whole world have with China. The book explains and shows on examples from Chinese history for the last several thousands of years how Chinese view the world, their role and place in it, what are their morals, principles and how they are different from ours -- I mean in the Western Civilization, some times referred to as Judeo-Christian values. For any one who would like to understand the problems of the world, economy, foreign policy and our future -- this is a must read/listen.

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  • YMHIK
  • 30-04-2020

What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger

The intense competition and aggression from China will make America intensely stronger and better. Innovation and change will accelerate with fantastic results. Meanwhile, we’re all in for a very bumpy ride.

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  • kwhite
  • 25-04-2020

A View of Chinese Government Ambitians

Views of a China scholar who explains the ancient and modern governments of China and what that means to American diplomacy today and into the future.