March 19, 2012

China's Great Leap Backward

Niall Ferguson, Newsweek

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Beijing purges one of its own - the Cultural Revolution is not over.

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March 14, 2012
China Has a Libya Problem
Steven Sotloff, The Diplomat
The Arab Spring hasn’t been kind to China – it has drawn significant international criticism for its decision to veto U.N. Security Council resolutions censuring Syria’s brutal crackdown on peaceful protesters demanding... more ››
March 14, 2012
Romney: Wrong on China
Nina Hachigian & Jacob Stokes, Politico
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s stump speech has been filled with strong words on China and trade recently, served up with the charge that the Chinese have “walked all over” President Barack Obama. These... more ››
March 14, 2012
What Worries China's Grandpa Wen
WEN JIABAO still has a year left in his ten-year term as prime minister, in which to put the final touches on his legacy. But on Wednesday he performed for the final time one of the job’s most high-profile tasks—the... more ››
March 15, 2012
Brace Yourself: China's Going to Crash
Gwynne Dyer, Japan Times
LONDON — Building a skyscraper is the ultimate expression of economic confidence, and more than half of the 124 skyscrapers currently under construction in the world are being built in China. But confidence is often based... more ››