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If Chinese millennials are anything like American ones, they are likely to value access to the App Store more than ambitions of geopolitical domination. READ MORE

January 25, 2018

The CPTPP is a grand gesture that allows regional leaders like Malcolm Turnbull and Justin Trudeau to proclaim their commitment to a liberal world order, multilateral governance, and free trade while giving up very little in return. READ MORE

January 24, 2018

Modi’s largely platitudinous address dropped one diplomatic bombshell: a call for a “multipolar world order.” READ MORE

January 23, 2018

The unlikely story of Narendra Modi’s rise to national and international favor shows that it is possible for a once-divisive figure to become one of the world’s most popular politicians. READ MORE

January 21, 2018

The AIIB approved just $1.13 in loans in its first year of operation and $3.30 billion in its second , for a grand total of exactly $4,426,600,000 in approved lending to date. READ MORE

January 16, 2018

If Le Minh Hung and the SBV are able to stay the course with an undervalued but slowly appreciating currency for twenty or even thirty years, Vietnam has every chance to become the long-awaited fifth Asian tiger. READ MORE

January 15, 2018

If the Trump tax cuts succeed in boosting growth and (especially) in convincing companies to repatriate profits currently held overseas, look for the U.S. trade deficit to widen even further in 2018 as the money pours in. READ MORE

January 12, 2018

The next time you see an alarmist report about China dumping the Dollar, just ignore it; the currency that matters in China will always be the U.S. Dollar. READ MORE

January 11, 2018