China Takes Over the World is joined by Prof. Eswar Prasad, author of The Dollar Trap: How the U.S. Dollar Tightened Its Grip on Global Finance. He discusses his new book and whether China and other emerging economies can break free of the dollar. In the second half of the episode, we are joined by Erik Prince, Chairman of Frontier Services Group, Ltd., founder and former CEO and Chairman of the private military company Blackwater, Inc., and author of Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror. Mr. Prince talks about China, his company’s work in Africa and his new book.
Hosted by Ying Ma, China Takes Over the World is a program about China’s growing economic, political and military power. It airs at 8:30 a.m. every Saturday in Hong Kong on RTHK, the city’s public broadcast station. Previous episodes of the show are available on podcast via iTunes.
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