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Why China will back Russia on Ukraine

The possibility of excluding Russia from the G8 is currently being discussed, among Western powers, as a low-cost yet highly symbolic move to isolate and punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. In this context, several ...



Transição da hegemonia mundial dos EUA para China já começou, destaca professor

http://www.infomoney.com.br/mercados/noticia/3199077/transicao-hegemonia-mundial-dos-eua-para-china-comecou-destaca-professor
Por Lara Rizério
15h26
24-02-2014
SÃO PAULO - Muito se fala sobre a diminuição da ...


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Can Xi be the new Deng?

Xi Jinping, China’s perennially grinning leader, is fully aware that the world’s largest economy in waiting has to leave Deng’s model of cheap labor, capital and focus on export markets behind. Wages are ...


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Will China promote autocracy?

A lot has been written about the West’s attempts to promote democracy during and since the end of the Cold War. Many leaders in democratic countries seek to put pressure on autocratic regimes (with notable ...



Book review: “China Goes Global: The Partial Power” by David Shambaugh

China Goes Global: The Partial Power, by David Shambaugh, OUP USA, £20/$29.95, 320 pages
Today’s debate about the future of global order is marked by a near-certainty that China’s economy will overtake that of the ...



Book review: “Samudra Mathan: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific” by C. Raja Mohan

Samudra Mathan: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific, by C. Raja Mohan. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (2012), 360 pages. $17.96 (Paperback) on www.amazon.com
The bilateral relationship between India and ...


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Should the world try to democratize China?

Last year, Kevin Narizny, a Professor of International Relations at LeHigh University, published “Anglo-American Primacy and the Global Spread of Democracy: An International Genealogy“, a controversial article in ...



Book review: “The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China” by David J. Silbey

The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China. By David J. Silbey. Hill and Wang; 304 pages; R$20.16 (Kindle edition, Amazon.com.br)
The “Great Game”, a term popularized by British novelist Rudyard Kipling, is ...



China Development Bank: A model for the BRICS Bank?

As the BRICS countries’ implementation commission is discussing the details of the BRICS Bank, to be presented prior to the 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, members are unlikey to think up a bank from scratch. Rather, ...



Book review: “China’s Superbank” by Henry Sanderson and Michael Forsythe

China’s Superbank. Debt, Oil and Influence – How China Development Bank is Rewriting the Rules of Finance. Wiley-Bloomberg Press, 2013
“In one decade”, the authors write, “China Development ...