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I hope to see Japanese military planes over China

No, I am not some militarist condoning a preemptive attack on China. I am supporting “China’s request for Japanese soldiers to deliver earthquake relief aid”:http://www.newsvine.com/_news/2008/05/28/1516667-china-asks-japan-for-help-with-earthquake-relief in Sichuan. The Japanese government is still deliberating as this would be the first deployment … Continue reading

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Chicken and Egg

Does Africa get aid because it is poor or is it poor because it gets aid? A Kenyan economist speaking to Der Spiegel thinks the latter. Readers?

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