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What is the East Asian Growth Model?

A recent posting on the excellent China briefing blog on whether China’s growth has/will hit a glass ceiling reminds me of another debate still in its opening stages: How will China’s growth be refracted through the debates over East Asian growth?
China’s growth trajectory might, on the surface, appear to be similar to that of South [...]

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Armitage Blasts Bush Administration Asia Policy

Right-winger Richard Armitage, a longtime US Asia expert, lambasted the Bush Administration for its floundering Asia policies in an interview in The Australian yesterday. Some highlights:
“It’s not that we’re ignoring Asia a little bit; we’re ignoring it totally. We’re playing foreign policy at the moment like five-year-olds play soccer, everyone is going after the ball [...]

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Asian Studies Toolbar

This was posted to H-Asia:
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H-ASIAMarch 8, 2007
Asian Studies Toolbar*From: John Noyce
As a librarian turned writer/historian, I have a continuing interest in internet tools that efficiently process incoming information, and have tried a variety of data aggregators like Google Reader and KlipFolio.
Recently I have been experimenting with the Conduit customised toolbar which works on a [...]

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East Asian, Popular Democracy, and Military Strategy Changes

Posted to H-Asia, an article on the way popular democracy affects US military strategy. It’s mostly about South Korea. Of course, if the US wanted to establish a massive base on Taiwan, I suspect most people would be absolutely delighted, except for the pro-China crowd:
According to conventional wisdom, the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) and [...]

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