One of the most important pieces on China’s raw power

Former Beijing correspondent for the New York Times, Edward Wong, has written an exceptional piece about China today. In part, he says, “From trade to the internet, from higher education to Hollywood, China is shaping the world in ways that people have only begun to grasp. Yet the emerging imperium is more a result of […]…

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How Trump’s North Korea Strategy Could Backfire

When I first went to South Korea in 1988 before the Seoul Olympics, Business Week’s super-stringer Laxmi Nakarmi organized my schedule of appointments. I was going to see people at the large chaebol, or conglomerates, who were about to launch an amazing economic and technological blitz into the world. I was going to see government […]…

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I was wrong about China’s ability to innovate–and the implications are enormous

For years, I have been a skeptic that China could out-innovate the United States. A top-down Communist Party system dependent on state-owned enterprises could not allow a flowering of cutting-edge new ideas. The lone exception was that Chinese private sector organizations could buy failing but still promising technology divisions of Western companies, as Lenovo did […]…

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