February 28, 2011

Arab Revolts, Oil & Chinese Regime Change

Gwynne Dyer, Korea Times

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But what if the Chinese economic miracle stalled? Then the situation could change very fast, for the regime is not loved; it is merely tolerated so long as living standards go on rising quickly. And what could cause it to stall? Well, the economic side-effects of the current wave of revolutions in the Middle East might do the trick.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Libya, China, Arab

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