Peter Frankopan, Professor of Global History at Oxford University has been analysing global trends, at Russia, the Middle East, Central Asia and China long before doing so become popular and started hitting media headlines. Both The Silk Roads, published in 2015, and The New Silk Roads, published in 2018 became bestsellers all around the world. Peter Frankopan compares the past and the present to show that the new world center is now forming around the Asian spine and is providing both a challenges for a Western world lost in crisis management and search for its identity.
Shifts in global politics and the world economy
Decentralization of the West vs consolidation of the East
China, the Belt and Road Initiative and the coming decade