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China's Soft Power
China's Soft Power
China Works to Influence Australian Media

The effort that begun under Hu Jintao is evolving under Xi into Chinese soft power with rather heavy-handed characteristics.

China's Soft Power
China Is Secretly Buying American Radio Stations

The West’s enemies are much better at propaganda than officials in Brussels and Washington often realize.

China's Soft Power
Route Approved for China-Backed Canal in Nicaragua

Nicaragua approved plans for a Chinese-built rival to the Panama Canal on Monday, with construction to begin by the end of the year.

China's Soft Power
Radio Beijing in the Middle East

China’s Arabic-language television and radio outreach efforts don’t compare to America’s in traditional measures like audience size. But sometimes how many people are tuning in isn’t as important as who is tuning in.

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brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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