Tag Archives: asia

A Sobering Look at the Rise of China and Asia

China’s decade long surge into becoming an economic power house and global heavy hitter has given rise to a myriad of theories and assertions regarding the role of Asia in this century. It has been widely touted that the 21st … Continue reading

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RDK on Clinton in Asia; and some speculation

The latest Dispatch from Robert D. Kaplan: “Hillary’s Road Trip”:http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/200902u/hillary-clinton-asia In a semi-related note, I find it interesting that while in Japan the SecState will be “meeting with the families of abductees”:http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D96AQ9AG0&show_article=1 kidnapped by North Korea. This issue has been … Continue reading

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The Slow Shift

When the Arabs conquered the Mediterranean, shutting off the flow of goods, money, people and security from Europe to North Africa and the Levant, the center of Western civilization moved northwards. As the synergy between mass communications, transportation and new … Continue reading

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