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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...

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A new World Order in the making.

Great powers rise and fall on the tide of history, but we lack the analytical tools to be able to map power transitions with any degree of confidence while they are actually occurring. The process of transition is not always peaceful and linear, but often jagged with friction.

Playing chicken in East Asia

US B-52 flies into east china sea   Courtesy Gwynne Dyer LONDON – Since last Saturday, when China declared an “Air Defense Identification Zone” (ADIZ) that covers the disputed islands called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, the media...

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