March 29, 2010
China No Longer Lying Low
Ian Bremmer, Financial Times
With Google pulling out of China and US senators urging the White House to exert pressure for a renminbi revaluation, friction between the world’s great powers seems depressingly normal. Sadly the reality is even worse.
The mutual dependence of America and China is grounded in commercial ties, and the two sides will be doing business for decades to come. But a new conflict is unfolding that could be more dangerous even than the cold war. Soviet economic decisions had little impact on western standards of living....
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