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What do Chinese academics think about Brazil? Not much, apparently

"What does China think?", Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations asked in 2008 in his book with that same title. Clearly, the world was desperate to find out, and Leonard's analysis was ...



The US Should Celebrate Its Decline

http://thediplomat.com/2014/06/the-us-should-celebrate-its-decline/
The Upside of Down argues that the U.S. is declining — and that’s a good thing, especially for Washington.
By Oliver Stuenkel June 25, ...


Supremacia militar norte-americana versus liderança econômica chinesa

http://www.brasilpost.com.br/oliver-stuenkel/supremacia-militar-americana-versus-lideranca-chinesa_b_5256745.html
Em algum momento da segunda metade do século 19, os Estados Unidos tornaram-se a maior economia do ...


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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
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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 root for democracy in China?

The current wave of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong mark one of the most difficult tests of Chinese rule since Tiananmen. 25 years ago, soldiers in Beijing killed hundreds of students, workers and professionals seeking ...