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The Global China Bubble
The Global China Bubble
China Up or China Down?

The foundations of international Chinese expansion are probably even shakier than those of a retreating West.

The Global China Bubble
Is China Overreaching In Africa?

Even if China doesn’t pull back, Nigeria has a tough road ahead.

The Global China Bubble
China’s Grim Outlook

Top economists now say 4-6 percent growth is an optimistic scenario for China. That means the global economy is headed for an even more difficult time than people thought.

The Global China Bubble
China Goes on a Global Shopping Spree

Chinese firms can invest elsewhere because of China’s decades of success, but that doesn’t explain why they’re doing so with such urgency now.

The Global China Bubble
China’s Slowdown Hits Germany

China’s slowdown is hurting not just commodities exporters, but also high-quality capital goods manufacturing powers like Germany.

The Global China Bubble
China’s World Bank Competitor Holds Its First Meeting

The AIIB is launched against the backdrop of a diminishing China.

The Global China Bubble
African Exports to China Plummet

Even if China manages to slow its fall, it won’t be as hungry as it used to be.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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