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Towards Asia's most dangerous decade

Forget the Asian Century, the region is heading into its most dangerous decade.

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Sometimes credited to Ernest Hemingway, those taut sentences that capture a story of despair preceded by hope have been running in my mind time and time again as I contemplate what could be the still-born reality of the Age of Asia or Asian Century.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 08, 2019, with the headline 'Towards Asia's most dangerous decade '. Print Edition | Subscribe