Humphrey Hawksley is a BBC foreign correspondent whose face and voice are known to millions. He is the author of numerous titles including Democracy Kills: What's So Good About the Vote, the tie-in to the documentary about the pitfalls of the modern-day path to democracy from dictatorship. He has written for the Guardian, The Times of London, Financial Times, International Herald-Tribune, and other publications.
Asian Waters . . . recently became my ideal travel
companion on a long flight to Australia, en route to the South
China Sea. For any other reader hoping to navigate those troubled
waters, or seeking a broad overview of the geopolitical fault lines
in Asia, Hawksley's book provides an excellent guide.--Jonas
Asian Waters is a timely, detailed and balanced examination of one of the crucial geo-political fault-lines of the twenty-first century. Its insights and analysis accurately map the complexity of the situation in the Asia-Pacific region, the choices open to policy-makers and a range of outcomes that could lead to cooperation, confrontation or conflict.--Admiral Chris Parry CBE, (Rtd.), author of Super Highway: Sea Power in the 21st Century
Asian Waters plays a critical role in defining India's importance in the evolving geo-strategic matrix. . . . To understand the new Indo-Pacific region, Asian Waters is a must read.--Major General Ashok K. Mehta, Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses, India