Category: China

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Maybe Democracy Is Not Always The Best Solution

by Michael Schuman Bloomberg NEW YORK – Even since China’s Communist Party revealed that it would scrap term limits on the presidency — meaning the post’s current occupant, Xi Jinping, can now serve for life — there has been much...

Pushed by sanctions, Russia pivots to China

BERLIN – The search for alternative investors and markets has been a political priority for President Vladimir Putin since Western countries imposed economic sanctions on Russia last year. The resulting pivot to China may seem merely cosmetic, but it is...

Serenity

Serenity in the South China Sea

CANBERRA – Diplomats and alcoholics don’t always have as much in common as is sometimes assumed. But there is useful guidance for policymakers in the Reinhold Niebuhr prayer that Alcoholics Anonymous has made its own: “God, grant me the serenity...

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