Tag Archives: Asia

America First — Or Against All?

To Trump, everything in politics – even at the global trade stage – is about him personally and how it affects his business interests.

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Asia’s Dark Underbelly and Long-Term Development

Across Asia, governments not only refuse to recognize a quest for cultural, ethnic, national or political rights, but are often willing to suppress them with brutal force.

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Balancing Asia: India Is Late to the Game

India sees the Belt and Road Initiative as an attempt to clip India’s own wings and build a China-centric world order.

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Seven Challenges for an Asian Century

To reach its full potential, Asia will need to overcome seven key challenges in the 21st century.

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“Nice” China? The Aloofness of Pax Sinica

Given its inherent sense of superiority, could China — once a global hegemon — be more peaceful than its Western (and especially U.S.) predecessors?

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The Globalist’s Top Thirteen Features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann

A selection of the most interesting features by Jean-Pierre Lehmann.

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Countries with 50 Million Native Speakers Each

More than 20 languages are spoken as a first language by 50 million or more people.

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Child Poverty: Asia’s Best Performer

South Korea performs as well as Nordic economies on avoiding child poverty.

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Global Population Growth Per Minute

On balance, how many more people did Earth gain every minute of the past year?

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Annual Population Growth by Region

How much did different world regions gain in population over the past year?

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