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We see headlines daily, to the effect of— Russia! China! The European Union! The USA! (or, “America!”) These and a few other nations are major players in the world’s economy, and holders of power concomitant with their economic strength, as … Continue reading

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China, and the Shift of Power from West to East

There seems no doubt that China as a world power is rising. The questions examined here are: How “powerful” is China and how does it compare with Europe and the USA? What is the likely outcome of China’s greater economic … Continue reading

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