Great Game: India Moves East
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  • I can’t believe our state department is making news for something other than bureaucratic bumbling. From what I’ve read here and from other sources, China is hated and feared by her neighbors.

    Dr. Mead: Although I agree with Hillary Clinton on very little, I do regard her as a smart woman. Do you think she is personally responsible for these diplomatic victories?

    • Walter Russell Mead

      @Silverfiddle: It would be hard for all this to be happening without the support of the Secretary of State.

  • Alleluia. God is good.

  • Jacksonian Libertarian

    This is exactly how we opened up China, get them focused on cheating us with currency manipulations, and building an export model economy. Soon a middle class will develop with aspirations of wealth, health, and happiness, and the end of the authoritarian government will be only a matter of time.

  • Kris

    [email protected]: Make money, not war.

    Though the Second Reich also had a rising middle class…

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