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Why is China doing what nations do when they prepare for war?

by David Murrin In my new book, The Roads to Wars, I outline a ten step process that nations walk before they initiate a war of expansion. Key to that process is the commitment to resource acquisition, economic power and … Continue reading

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U.S. and China: Common problems, different solutions?

by Ken Feltman Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy. – Lao Tzu Recently, a Russian friend told me that Europeans are especially good at dwelling on other people’s problems while Russians and Americans are especially good at dwelling on … Continue reading

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Stealth China

by Ken Feltman China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese. – Charles de Gaulle How times have changed. China is not so inscrutable as it was when Charles de Gaulle made that statement. Now, France and all other … Continue reading

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Future leaders, future misunderstandings

by Ken Feltman Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress. – Mohandas Gandhi The key word in Gandhi’s hopeful statement is not disagreement but honest. Frankly, most political disagreements are about little that is honest. They begin over … Continue reading

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