The Silk Road may be reforming in a modern $8 trillion format. China’s Belt and Road initiative is setting up vast trade corridors, solidifying China’s status as a world superpower.

The initiative, however, is pumping trillions of dollars into a wealth of smaller Asian countries, and perhaps this economic influx is leading to a future that is dominated by a unified Asia.

Economist and author Parag Khanna spoke to Annie Hastwell about the possibility that “The Future Is Asian.”

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