Great nations today are revitalizing themselves; among them are China, India, Russia, and possibly the Islamic world. Their national aspirations suggest that the world will be shaped very differently in the future - in fact, many national borders will likely change beyond recognition. The importance of the coming global transformation cannot be underestimated. At the same time, America has failed to achieve critical milestones that are key to its future survival: to prevent nuclear proliferation, to win the war on terror, and to resolve the world financial crisis. Its political system has become weak and ineffective, though no one acknowledges the fact. Rising Nations provides a vision of things to come, including several transformational world maps and a realistic commentary about future implications for America.
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Daniel Quinn Mills is a professor emeritus at Harvard University and consults with major corporations and governments and lectures about management, leadership, strategy, economics and geopolitics. He is an expert on the differences between Asian and Western leadership styles. Mills is a member of the Innovation Council of Malaysia, a ministry level council chaired by the Prime Minister. His most recent article is "Asian and American Leadership Styles: How They Differ," published in the Peking University Business Review, August, 2007. A thought leader, Mills has written books on leadership, geo-politics, investments, capital markets, business strategy, network organizations, demographics, marketing, empowerment, and union relations. His most recent book is MASTER OF ILLUSIONS: PRESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP, STRATEGIC INDEPENDENCE AND AMERICA'S PUBLIC CULTURE, co-authored with Steven Rosefielde and published in 2007 by Cambridge University Press. Widely and often quoted as well as seen in the national media, Mills has appeared on NBC's Today Show, and been quoted in articles in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Business Week. Steven Rosefielde is a Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina (with a Ph.D. from Harvard), an expert on Russia and a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. He is also an Adjunct Professor of National Security Affairs of Southwest Missouri State University, and has been actively involved in economic systems and global security research for decades with the American, Russian, Swedish and Japanese governments. His many books include: RUSSIA SINCE 1980 (THE WORLD SINCE 1980) with co-author Stefan Hedlund, Cambridge University Press (December 2008); THE RUSSIAN ECONOMY: FROM LENIN TO PUTIN, Wiley-Blackwell (February 2007); MASTERS OF ILLUSION: AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN THE MEDIA AGE co-authored with Daniel Quinn Mills, Cambridge University Press (December 2006); RUSSIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY: THE PRODIGAL SUPERPOWER, Cambridge University Press (December 2004); COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS: CULTURE, WEALTH, AND POWER IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Wiley-Blackwell (May 6, 2002); and False Science: Underestimating the Soviet Arms Buildup, Transaction Publishers (January 1, 1987).
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