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Book By All Means Necessary

By All Means Necessary

China's pursuit of natural resources is restructuring markets, pushing up commodity prices, and transforming resource-rich economies. Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael Levi explore the unrivaled expansion of the Chinese economy and the global effects of its meteoric growth.

Op-Ed Rise of the False Reformers

Rise of the False Reformers

Over the past year leadership changes in many of the world's biggest emerging markets, such as China, India, Indonesia, and Thailand, have created hopes of dramatic economic liberalization among citizens of those countries and foreign investors.

Op-Ed Combating Ebola: What Can Africa Learn From China?

Combating Ebola: What Can Africa Learn From China?

Yanzhong Huang notes the limited public health infrastructure in certain West African countries that are currently battling the spread of Ebola, which is a similar phenomenon to that which occurred in China during the 2003 SARS outbreak. Dr. Huang stresses the importance of foreign aid, particularly Chinese funds, to slow the spread of Ebola but points out that dependence on foreign aid is ultimately an unsustainable public health strategy.

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Asia will play an increasingly leading role on the international stage in this century. Some of the most pressing issues in East, South, and Central Asia—the rapid economic rise of China and India, North Korea's nuclear program, slowly warming relations between nuclear-armed rivals Pakistan and India, the potential for conflict between China and Japan, Japan's adjustments to its changing economic fortunes, and the ongoing attempts to rebuild Afghanistan—will significantly affect the course of global events.

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