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Will the Dragon Swat Down the Eagle?
The title of Martin Jacques’s new book, “When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order” has a willfully alarmist ring to it, signaling the rise of China as the new global superpower and the coming fall of America and the rest of the West.
Fortresses Inspired by West Crumble in a New China
G.M.’s Deals in China Are Expected to Raise $400 Million
HONG KONG — General Motors’ sale on Friday of a 1 percent stake in its main venture in China, coupled with a new India venture with its Chinese partner, should provide the automaker with about $400 million at a time when its overseas operations need cash to restructure and expand.
CHINA'S REVOLUTION: 90 YEARS ON, Part 1
In the beginning was Tiananmen
By Henry C K Liu
The People's Republic of China observed the 60th anniversary of its founding on October 1, 2009. Many unthinkingly confuse that date as the 60th anniversary of the Chinese socialist revolution. In fact, the protracted history of the Chinese socialist revolution started 90 years ago in 1919 on May 4, when 5,000 students from Peking University, as it still prefers to be known in English, and 12 other schools held a political demonstration in front of Tiananmen, the focal point of what is today known as Tiananmen Square.