Bully of Asia: Why China's Dream is the New Threat to World Order

Bully of Asia: Why China's Dream is the New Threat to World Order

by Steven W. Mosher


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The Once and Future Hegemon

In a world bristling with dangers, only one enemy poses a truly mortal challenge to the United States and the peaceful and prosperous world that America guarantees. That enemy is China, a country

-that invented totalitarianism thousands of years ago

-whose economic power rivals our own

-that believes its superior race and culture give it the right to universal deference

-that teaches its people to hate America for standing in the way of achieving its narcissistic “dream” of world domination

-that believes in its manifest destiny to usher in the World of Great Harmony

-which publishes maps showing the exact extent of the nuclear destruction it could rain down on the United States

Steven Mosher exposes the resurgent aspirations of the would-be hegemon—and the roots of China’s will to domination in its five-thousand-year history of ruthless conquest and assimilation of other nations, brutal repression of its own people, and belligerence toward any civilization that challenges its claim to superiority.

The naïve idealism of our “China hands” has lulled America into a fool’s dream of “engagement” with the People’s Republic of China and its “peaceful evolution” toward democracy and freedom. Wishful thinking, says Mosher, has blinded us to the danger we face and left the world vulnerable to China’s overweening ambitions.

Mosher knows China as few Westerners do. Having exposed as a visiting graduate student the monstrous practice of forced abortions, he became the target of the regime’s crushing retaliation. His encyclopedic grasp of China’s history and its present-day politics, his astute insights, and his bracing realism are the perfect antidote for our dangerous confusion about the Bully of Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621576969
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 11/27/2017
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 85,379
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

STEVEN W. MOSHER, president of Population Research Institute, is a leading authority on China. He is the author of numerous books including Journey to the Forbidden China; A Mother’s Ordeal: One Woman’s Fight against China’s One-Child Policy; Population Control: Real Costs, Illusory Benefits; and Broken Earth: The Rural Chinese. He frequently appears on Good Morning America, 60 Minutes, and CNN News, and publishes in the New Republic, National Review, and the Wall Street Journal.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

1 A Disease of the Heart 1

2 Hegemon: The Invention of the Totalitarian State 33

3 The Hegemon Awakens From its Slumbers 67

4 The Diminutive Hegemon: Deng Xiaoping 99

5 Hegemony Under Jiang Zemin, General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, 1989-2002 119

6 Move Over, Great Helmsman, "Big Daddy" XI Is Here 149

7 Great Han Chauvinism: The New Religion of a Nation of Narcissists? 177

8 The Sum of All China's Fears 215

9 As China Advances, America Must Not Retreat 235

10 What America Can Do 261

Acknowledgments 293

Notes 295

Index 373

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