It could be any number of domestic ails that pushed China to manufacture an international power struggle. It's likely that whatever the problem(s) they see as threatening to their power influenced the decision to stoke the embers of the long-disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku island battle.
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Photo courtesy of Greenpeace India Co-authored by Bob Burton The global coal industry thinks hundreds of thousands of deaths every year caused by ...
Welcome to the age of Central Bank Power. Since the 2008 crash, the U.S Federal Reserve Bank has become a new type of global hegemon.
Fears over China's rise to regional preeminence in Asia are logically driven by its expanding economic and military power.
The contours of the Grand Bargain between the United States and Russia are becoming clearer as the the two countries are reassuming equal seats in mat...
Workers whose freedoms are limited by their employers are serfs, not independent citizens. Allowing companies to limit their workers choices in this way undermines basic freedoms and indeed our democratic system.
To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...
The fact that the U.S. red line has evolved from "no enrichment of uranium" to "no nuclear bomb" has been the chief facilitator of this accord. Although this is carefully and correctly called merely a first step, it is a historic win-win for all parties.
The gulf between the Chinese view and the American view is not just a matter of modern political ideology. It has deep historical and cultural roots.
Watching the Asia-Pacific slide into chaos, or become a vast Chinese lake, while remaining fatefully fixated on highly questionable Middle Eastern agendas could be disastrous. It would certainly be foolhardy.
With these numbers in mind, the question is how can the East Asian economies work together to gain maximum benefit from reducing carbon emissions?
At these five prime properties around the globe, looking out your window (or stepping out of the lobby) means seeing not just a few city lights or some nice landscaping, but rather a national monument, an ancient marvel or a natural wonder.
Names of cities are not just collections of letters. When you read "Rome" or hear "Hanoi" you get a firecracker flash. A row of mental lightbulbs pops on, you see a private marquee picture of the place, and then, when you think of something else, it's gone.