As Europe disappears, Asia coheres. The supercontinent is becoming one fluid, comprehensible unit of trade and conflict, as the Westphalian system of states weakens and older, imperial legacies – Russian, Chinese, Iranian, Turkish – become paramount. On March 9, the Reconnecting Asia project hosted Robert D. Kaplan for a conversation about his new book, The Return of Marco Polo's World: War, Strategy, and American Interests in the Twenty-first Century to discuss how Eurasia's coherence impacts the U.S. ability to influence the power balance in Eurasia.

Watch the full event here.