Flashpoints by Robin Wright
Promise and Peril in a New World

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From two of America's most accomplished journalists comes a bold, provocative vision of a new world of violent upheavals and great opportunity. Drawing on their reporting experience from more than 70 countries and 14 wars, Wright and McManus investigate the radical changes engulfing the globe--and what they mean for the future.

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Robin Wright has reported from 140 countries for The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Time, The Atlantic, The Sunday Times, and others. She has been a fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Brookings Institution, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Yale, Duke, and Stanford. She is the author of seven books on international affairs.
Published December 3, 1991 by Knopf. 258 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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In the meantime, Wright and McManus point out, have-not nations appear unable to halt counterproductive urbanization of their populations while affluent industrial nations attempt to stem a rising tide of immigrants, which has precipitated nativist reactions.

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