John West

Asian Century Institute

John West is the author of the recently published book "Asian Century ... on a Knife-edge — A 360 Degree Analysis of Asia's Recent Economic Development." He is also an adjunct professor at Sophia University in Tokyo, contributing editor of "FDI-Intelligence," a "Financial Times" magazine, and the executive director of the Asian Century Institute.

Articles by John West


Can America Bounce Back in Asia?

Thursday, March 29, 2018

In tandem with China’s rise, America's geopolitical predominance in Asia has been waning, and this decline in influence has accelerated under the presidency of Donald Trump. Looking further ahead, however, it is not obvious that this "new normal" will be sustained in light of America’s deep economic and security interests in Asia and China’s fundamental fragilities.