Non­fic­tion

Amer­i­ca Sec­ond: How Amer­i­ca’s Elites are Mak­ing Chi­na Stronger

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September 1, 2021

A time­ly, provoca­tive exposé of Amer­i­can polit­i­cal and busi­ness leadership’s deep ties to Chi­na: a net­work of peo­ple who believe they are doing the right thing — at a pro­found and often hid­den cost to U.S. inter­ests.

Amer­i­ca Sec­ond expos­es a deep net­work of Beijing’s influ­ence in Amer­i­ca, built qui­et­ly over the years through promi­nent fig­ures like for­mer sec­re­taries of state Hen­ry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright, Dis­ney chair­man Bob Iger, and mem­bers of the Bush fam­i­ly. And it shows how to fight that influ­ence – with­out being para­noid, xeno­pho­bic, or racist. is is an author­i­ta­tive and impor­tant sto­ry of cor­rup­tion and good inten­tions gone wrong, with seri­ous impli­ca­tions not only for the future of the Unit­ed States, but for the world at large.

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