Axis of Power

Gideon Rachman examines the changing balance of power in today's global politics.

The world is witnessing a long-term and emphatic shift of wealth and influence towards China and the rest of Asia. The USA's role as the one true superpower is under threat. In this programme Gideon explores the implications of changing international geo-politics and asks how world leaders, including President Trump, will respond.

Gideon Rachman is chief foreign affairs commentator of the Financial Times and author of "Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century".

Producer: Martin Rosenbaum.

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Tue 3 Jan 2017 21:30

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