Tagged with "the rise and fall of China"
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    Chinese oppression spreads, danger lurks

    China is increasingly turning away from global norms and by extension is heading down a path of more insularity. China is more illiberal, more capricious, and more repressive than at any time since at least the Tiananmen Square massacre, in 1989. Danger here. Democracies in Asia and beyond should take note

    by Michael Auslin -  3 May 2016
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    China's too much of a copycat to rule the digital world

    China is not a superpower of the digital world, and without fundamental political reform it never will be. It's a copycat which steals other people's ideas because it can't generate its own

    by Asian Watcher - 10 April 2016
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    U.S vs China: Showdown in the South China Sea?

    The U.S. seems wary about provoking China even as it builds militarised outputs astride the world's most heavily trafficked waterways. There is a real threat here to peace in Asia, and the U.S. must not allow allies such as the Philippines to be browbeaten

    by Michael Auslin - 18 November 2015
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    Just like Japan in the 90s, China's success story is over

    China is unlikely to completely collapse. Yet the Chinese success story of the past quarter-century is over, just like the Japanese miracle ended abruptly in the 1990s. And as the economy slows, domestic oppression instensifies

    by Michael Auslin - 17 September 2015
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    China needs real free market reform

    Ethnic Chinese do fantastically well, when they are allowed to. Ironically, the only place where Chinese people don’t enjoy high average incomes is China. And that’s because there’s too much statist cronyism and not enough free market economics

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 29 August 2015
  • Shanghai

    The Chinese dream is turning into a nightmare

    Investors and politicians have been whistling past the Chinese graveyard for far too long. The smarter observers were already warning that China's impressive growth record may have been to some extent fabricated. The repressive Chinese government could now be in trouble, and the world could be in for a bumpy ride

    by Michael Auslin - 15 July 2015
  • Sprat_islands

    Obama weakness may result in US-China confrontation

    East Asia now stands close to a precipice. China figures the US is too distracted or uninterested to care about its expansion. They may be right. But the world may pay a very heavy price for this. The prospect of armed confrontation between the US and China has just dramatically increased. Here's why...

    by Michael Auslin -  7 June 2015
  • Pacific_fleet

    Three ways China and the U.S. could go to war

    Beijing and Washington are each laying down redlines in the South China Sea, making the upholding of their claims a priority. In this, they are maneuvering themselves into a potential conflict. There are three real-world scenarios under which it could happen

    by Michael Auslin - 23 May 2015
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    Hong Kong: We must put principles before trade

    Britain must hold true to her obligations and must not prioritise Chinese investment above our responsibilities to Hong Kong. The people of Hong Kong want democracy and these seeds were sown by the British

    by Tom Cannon -  3 October 2014
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    Why China won't be the next great superpower

    China is and will be a power - but the next great superpower it is not nor ever likely to be

    by Ghaffar Hussain -  3 December 2012
  • Map_of_british_commonwealth_1956

    Something in common: Thinking outside the EU box

    As people wake up to the possibility of a Britxit, could politicians wake up to the potential in the Commonwealth?

    by Simon Miller - 16 November 2012
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    Chinese whispers: Obama's muddled Beijing strategy

    The US needs to maintain its defence tech superiority, control sea lanes to China, bolster its alliances with middling military powers such as Japan and India - and it needs to spend the money to do all this

    by Andrew Gibson - 27 September 2012


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