I am in awe on those rare occasions that I come across a short, pithy written analysis that captures perfectly a thorny issue. I urge you to read today's Financial Times (I'm just back from London.) On page 19 of the first section there is a superb analytic piece on China, "The Rivals: Washington's Sway in Asia Is Challenged by China."
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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