Book Discussion on The Second World

Parag Khanna talks about the developing countries around the world that have become geopolitical chess pieces in the power struggle between… read more

Parag Khanna talks about the developing countries around the world that have become geopolitical chess pieces in the power struggle between the U.S., Europe and China. He called the 40-50 developing countries the “Second World” and he spoke from their perspective. He spoke on the methods used by the three major world powers have shifted the political and economic structures of the Second World. He answered questions from the audience.

Parag Khanna wrote The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order by Random House. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Clemons, Steven C. Senior Fellow and Director New America Foundation->American Strategy Program
  • Khanna, Parag Senior Research Fellow and Dir New America Foundation->Global Governance Initiative

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Book Discussion on The Second World

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 25, 2008
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2008

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  • May 25, 2008 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 04, 2008 | 12:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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