Articles by Alec Dubro

Scraping the Bottom of the Sea

August 10, 2021 | Deep sea mining companies are not just exploiting the oceans, they're harming the low-income nations surrounding the proposed mine sites.

China At the Edges

June 4, 2021 | China has territorial disputes with nearly all of its neighbors. It wants respect, not war.

Echoes of Nomonhan

December 15, 2020 | A little-known 1939 battle in the Mongolian grasslands helped determine World War II and shape the current geopolitics of Northeast Asia.

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China Trades Up in Latin America

June 2, 2014 | China is taking advantage of its growing trade surplus in Latin America to rally support for its positions at the United Nations.

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Tax Dollars for Sweatshops

January 6, 2014 | While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the U.S. government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Wal-Mart and the Gap.

Whose Siberia?

October 24, 2010 | Despite the fevered minds of right-wing Russians and Americans, a Chinese military invasion of Siberia is not in the works.