ZBIGNIEW. BRZEZINSKI. THE GRAND. CHESSBOARD. American Primacy and Its -. Geostrategic Imperatives. SA5IC. •A U m h i <4-Q|i. The Grand Chessboard by Zbigniew Brzezinski – More Quotes. " The last decade of the twentieth century has witnessed a tectonic shift in world affairs. For the. The Grand Chessboard has ratings and reviews. Keith said: Zbigniew Brzezinski is a technocrat on the same plain as a Henry Kissinger. He has be.

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The last decade of the twentieth century has witnessed a tectonic shift in world affairs. A mere glance at the map also suggests that control over Eurasia would almost automatically entail Africa’s subordinationrendering the Western Hemisphere and Oceania Australia geopolitically peripheral to the world’s central continent.

I rate ZERO for his blind propaganda of what he calls “democratic world”, or “pluralistic values”, and the argument that US main goal is to spread it through out the world. The positioning of each piece in a certain space means and specific function as part of the mayor strategy and final goal.

Sep 17, Anna rated it did not like it Shelves: For Brzezinski this is a strategic game, not unlike chess, to outwit potential rivals, and hence the title of the book: Eurasia accounts for 60 per cent of the world’s GNP and about three-fourths of the world’s known energy resources.

I’ll let him explain: Brzezinski is one of those political scientists who believes the Eurasian landmass the most important real estate on the planet and, presumably, though I don’t remember him saying so, the Indian Ocean the most strategic body of water.

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In chess, everything is strategy. Thus, his particular agenda did not get in the way of my learning about the considerations that shape the “grand chessboard” of global hegemony.

About 75 per cent of the world’s people live in Eurasia, and most of the world’s physical wealth is there as well, both in its enterprises and underneath its soil. Trivia About The Grand Chessbo The claim that America is only doing this to keep itself in a privileged position is true but trivial: For many cbessboard the foreign policy establishment, this means the public cares less and less about what they have to say.


It reeks of brzezinnski confession. Views Read Edit View history.

But the truth that remained brzezinsko until today is cheswboard different: Don’t read this book. Brzezinski was born in Warsaw, Poland in but his paternal family reportedly originated from Galicia, which was once considered eastern Poland but is now part of Ukraine.

Brzezinski had some great ideas and the book is occasionally interesting but please, please skip it. Potentially, the most dangerous scenario would be a grand coalition of China, Russia, and perhaps Iran, an “antihegemonic” coalition united not by ideology but by complementary grievances.

The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and its Geostrategic Imperatives by Zbigniew Brzeziński

For the first time ever, a non-Eurasian power has emerged not only as a key arbiter of Eurasian power relations but also as the world’s paramount power. Averting this contingency, however remote it may be, will require a display of U. Zbigniew Zbbigniew tackles this question head-on in this incisive and pathbreaking book.

The former National Security Advisor to President Carter charts the most likely directions of the foreign pol “How the United States both manipulates and accommodates the principal bbrzezinski players on the Eurasian chessboard and how it manages Eurasia’s key geopolitical pivots will be critical to the longevity and stability of America’s global primacy.

Too often I’m presented with an analysis of foreign policy that depicts ideology or religion as a driving factor in global politics. He is quite passionate in his contention that if the United States follows its current inward-looking path, it will be faced with unacceptable consequences. Whilst justifying the unique role America plays in maintaining the global order, and emphasising its unique responsibility given realities, but asserting that America will be not only the first but the last global superpower, working towards a future of more shared responsibilities and no single global power.


The first aim allows the US to survive in a privileged state, while the second institutionalizes peace and prosperity through democratic norms. America’s Role in the Technetronic Era znigniew, Brzezinski argued that a coordinated policy among developed nations was necessary in order to counter global instability erupting from increasing economic inequality.

Sep 18, Carolyn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Jun 03, Zbigniee rated it really liked it Shelves: America’s Role in the Technetronic Era – “This regionalization is in keeping with the Tri-Lateral Plan which calls for a gradual convergence of East and West, ultimately leading toward the goal of one world government. There have been titanic powers all throughout history, but for the first time and hopefully the last, Brzezinski argues there is a global superpower.

The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and its Geostrategic Imperatives

American diplomacy is a very strategic one and very proactive when it comes to economical or military terms. But it begs the important question: Written in by Zbigniew Brzezinski, an esteemed professor of international relations, former National Security Advisor, and co-founder of the Trilateral Commission. But in the meantime, it is imperative that no Eurasian challenger emerges, capable of dominating Eurasia and thus also of challenging America.

Not Dick Cheney scary, but scary nonetheless. InBrzezinski supported Lyndon Johnson’s presidential campaign and the Great Society and civil rights policies, while on the other hand he saw Soviet leadership as having been purged of any creativity following the ousting of Khrushchev.

Not only did Brzezinski serve as Natl Security Adviser, but was also indirectly involved in issues that led to the current geopolitical issues underlying the Crimean Crisis.

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