Jean-Pierre Lehmann

Jean-Pierre Lehmann (1946-2017) was emeritus professor of international political economy at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a Contributing Editor at The Globalist. [Switzerland]

China in My Life — China in the 21st Century

Are the Beijing Olympics a pinnacle of China’s rise — or a pitfall?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1980s

How did China react to Japan’s economic boom in the 1980s — and its financial meltdown in the 1990s?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1970s

What were the 1970s like in China, when even mainstream Western politicians came to call on Mao in Beijing?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1960s

What happened when China was eclipsed by the rise of neighboring Japan?

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China in My Life — A Personal Journey: The 1950s

How does the emergence of China look through the prism of a Westerner’s life?

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America’s Blind Infatuation with Israel

Lessons from Amos Oz on the coexistence of Jews and Arabs.

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Lagarde’s Failure to Do the Honorable Thing – And Resign

Christine Lagarde’s confirmation as IMF Managing Director further undermines global governance.

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From the American Challenge to the Chinese Challenge?

The unfolding Western effort to paint a picture of a benign America and a malign China is a distortion of the historical truth.

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Illustrations of U.S. interventionism

The West can’t blame China for its aggressive stance and whitewash its own imperialism.

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The Collapse of the Global Trading System

The notion that trade per se fosters peace and prosperity is fanciful.

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