Posts Tagged: China
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
The US push for missile defense in Asia will only lead to more missiles and less defense.
Today’s conventional wisdom holds that the American effort to integrate China into the international order has only succeeded in generating new threats to U.S. primacy in Asia.
Like Singapore’s recently deceased Lee Kuan Yew and China’s Deng Xiaoping, Vladimir Putin is establishing a political succession that ensures continuity for his brand of authoritarianism.
Recent technological advances in detection may rob submarines of their stealth.
China paid Ukraine $3 billion two years ago for grain still not delivered and another $3.6 billion that’s owed to China will also probably default.
China’s policies of non-intervention and no first use of its nuclear weapons may be changing.
The lack of majority support for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement is an example of developing nations’ inclination towards pragmatism, not liberalism and civil rights.
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
Being the world’s top economic power comes with many responsibilities, which China may be trying to sidestep.