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  • The ‘Beijing Consensus’ & Prospects for Democratic Development in China and Beyond

    Whether China liberalises politically, as the original ‘Asian Tigers’ did, or maintains its authoritarian approach is an issue with theoretical and practical implications that resonate well beyond China’s own immediate development challenges A controversial issue in the longstanding debate on the developmental state concerns the relationship and the possible compatibility of rapid economic and industrial

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  • Decline and Fall 2016?

    “In the end, more than freedom, they wanted security.  They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all – security, comfort, and freedom.  When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to them, when the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased

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  • China and Taiwan – Apocalypse Now?

    The Presidency of Tsai Ing-wen, which begins officially following her inauguration on 20 May, promises even more “interesting times” in relations across the Taiwan Strait, writes John West. Tsai Ing-wen won Taiwan’s presidential elections on 16 January 2016 as a representative of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).  China’s communist government has always had a

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  • Has China Made Its First Big Military Sale In Central Asia?

    China has reportedly provided both Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with sophisticated air defense systems, which would represent the largest Chinese military equipment deal thus far in Central Asia. Reportedly, China has provided one battalion each to Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan of the HQ-9 air defense system, as partial payment for natural gas that it imports from Central

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  • BEIJING

    BEIJING: Humanistic City In this volume, Beijing which is the capital city of the most populous country of the world has been examined in detail from a globalisation perspective. BY Dr. FATIH EREN | APRIL 20, 2012 Beijing is located at the north of China. With its 19 million population, it is the second largest

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