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Asia-Pacific Fusion: Japan's Role in APEC

  title={Asia-Pacific Fusion: Japan's Role in APEC},
  author={Y. Funabashi},
Japanese journalist Yoichi Funabashi has written the first in-depth study of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum based on extensive interviews with heads of state and government officials in the region. A key force behind APEC, he argues, is a potential "fusion" of Asia-Pacific civilizations propelled by the region s dynamic economic integration. He recounts APEC s six-year history, assesses its potential, and examines the power politics of the region. Released just before the… Expand
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