Month: July 2018

Can You Hear the Difference Between a Cheap and Expensive Violin?

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Why are some violins so expensive???… Read Full Article

Did China think Donald Trump was bluffing on trade? How Beijing got it wrong.

This story is being published for POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on SCMP on July 26, 2018.

The ruling Communist Party’s tightened control over think tanks and a crackdown on extravagance could be having an impact on how the leadership handles foreign affairs — and weakening Beijing’s understanding of U.S.… Read Full Article

RIP Taiwan?

by John J. MearsheimerThe National Interest

John J. Mearsheimer

Security, Asia

In sum, a powerful China isn’t just a problem for Taiwan. It is a nightmare.

RIP Taiwan?

It is my firm conviction that the continuing rise of China will have huge consequences for Taiwan, almost all of which will be bad.Read Full Article