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China's Big Money Diplomacy
China's Big Money Diplomacy
Politically Guided Lending Backfires on China

For Beijing’s banks, picking winners and losers has turned out to be a losing game.

China's Big Money Diplomacy
On Latin American Tour, Chinese Premier Makes Major Investments in Brazil

China is investing in Brazil in only the most recent of a spate of headline-grabbing, multi-billion dollar foreign investments.

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Turbine Trouble

Trump thinks wind turbines are ugly. What does this mean for the future of American offshore wind power?

Asia's Game of Thrones

After the Chinese abruptly canceled a trade summit, the Philippine President is now walking back his Foreign Secretary’s harsh criticism of China.

Technology and Africa

A moment of bitter irony in the midst of Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis highlights the promises and limits of technology.

Bromance Interrupted

The love of Putin’s Russia is a precious gift that costs a lot and can be taken away at a moment’s notice—as soon as the beloved doesn’t fit the Kremlin’s selfish interests any longer.

Higher Education Watch

How the government might restrict the flow of subsidies to selective American universities whose priorities aren’t necessarily in line with the public’s.

My Big Fat Greek Bailout

Europeans hoping that the U.S. might lean on the IMF for friendlier Greek bailout terms may be out of luck.

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