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Warcraft As Statecraft: A Synoptic View of Hegemony from Asia

The opening of BRICS summit in Xiamen China yesterday was instructive, for it taught American force planners how best to view our own weaknesses regarding the dismal science, conflict and trade.  Asian political economies aren’t dovish; Hayek’s concept of an … Continue reading

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What Trump Gets Right About Trade

Professionals don’t get paid to think.  They get paid to earn a living.  This means that the vast majority of the chatter-class in think tanks, Universities and the media commintariat earn their wares diachronically.  That means they specialize in presenting … Continue reading

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Beijing’s Mercantilist Regime

Beijing wishes to sustain its side of the U.S. – China bilateral relation, Beijing cannot afford to find itself alienated because it cannot replace an American partner.  Beijing also has to recognize that it has already implicitly declared war against … Continue reading

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How Beijing Breaks U.S. Containment Strategy

How Beijing Breaks U.S. Containment Strategy, published in India’s Diplomacy & Beyond hagueruling.

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The Choice Facing Chinese Leadership

When Barack Obama took the helm at the nadir of the U.S. financial crisis in 2008, no one was quite sure the policies he would seek to redress the re-capitalization of U.S. banks. Shortly before her death at the age of … Continue reading

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The Han Masters Backdown

The curse of the ‘middle income trap‘, that seemingly benign series of indigenous circumstances that permits a dominant political class to exploit comparative advantage, has ended for Beijing.  As of March, the Central Bank of China decided to stop fighting … Continue reading

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Mao: An Exhausted China

It has taken decades, but authors throughout the United States are finally beginning to assess the stark reality of Mao’s revolutionary appeal, his archaic mien; a deeply irresponsible leader who sought the unification of China so as to compete with … Continue reading

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Iranian, Russian, Chinese Encirclement of US Interests in Latin America

Interview with Dr. Robert Ellis, US Army War College discusses Iranian, Chinese Encirclement of US Interests throughout Latin America.  Interview topically arranged with resources for further study. Topics included in interview:  Chinese foreign policy in Latin America,  US Continental Strategy, limits … Continue reading

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China: Currency Wars & Liberalization

China is best studied geographically as an island cut off from the world, its geography constitutes a political, social challenge as Beijing begins its own tapering in hope of liberalizing central banking to the effect of moving its domestic economy … Continue reading

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