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By Parag Khanna

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It is time to reimagine how lifestyles is geared up on the earth. we are accelerating right into a destiny formed much less via nations than by way of connectivity. a global during which the main hooked up powers, and folks, will win.

In Connectography, Parag Khanna publications us throughout the rising worldwide community civilization during which mega-cities compete over connectivity and borders are more and more beside the point. He travels from Ukraine to Iran, Mongolia to North Korea, London to Dubai and the Arctic Circle to the South China Sea - all to teach how twenty-first-century clash is a tug-of-war over pipelines and net cables, complicated applied sciences and industry access.

Yet Connectography deals a hopeful imaginative and prescient of the long run. Khanna argues that new power discoveries and techniques have eradicated the necessity for source wars, international monetary resources are being deployed to construct effective infrastructure that could decrease inequality, and frail areas akin to Africa and the center East are unscrambling their fraught colonial borders via bold new transportation corridors and gear grids.

Beneath the chaos of a global that looks to be falling aside is a brand new beginning of connectivity pulling it together.

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