June 23, 2011

Europe's Crisis Is China's Opportunity

Timothy Garton Ash, The Guardian

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Once upon a time, Europe colonised bits of China. Today, China colonises bits of Europe. Informally, of course, and much more politely than when the boot was on the other foot. China's rise both illuminates and exploits Europe's relative decline.

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