December 13, 2013

This Chinese Revolt Would Change the World

Jeremy Warner, Daily Telegraph


Freeing the renminbi currency will transform China's economy and give the UK -- with its key position in international capital markets -- with a once-in-a-century opportunity.

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TAGGED: China, Renminbi, Yuan


December 1, 2013
U.S., China Scoreless After One
Michael Auslin, National Review
A lot has been written in the past week about China’s new Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, including by me both on NRO and Politico. Given the Obama administration’s recent flailing on... more ››
December 1, 2013
Why China Is Fixated on the Moon
David Shukman, BBC News
"The Moon is full of resources - mainly rare earth elements, titanium, and uranium, which the Earth is really short of, and these resources can be used without limitation. more ››
December 1, 2013
The False Search for a 'Chinese Model'
Li Huafang, Caixin/Worldcrunch
The recent government shutdown in the United States prompted a chorus of comparisons in China of the two countries' political systems. The general sentiment? "The American model of democracy is not the only way. The Chinese style... more ››
November 30, 2013
Could World's Militaries Drag Us to War?
Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail
Even though the world is politically at peace, is it possible for our militaries to drag us into war? That question has deep historical resonance. We used to think that wars were triggered by heated tribal animosities, by the... more ››
December 2, 2013
The War That Made Asia
Taylor Washburn, The National Interest
Compared with the global conflicts of the subsequent century—and even the great struggles of that which preceded it—the war that broke out on the Korean Peninsula in the summer of 1894 was a brief and relatively... more ››