How China and the United States – and their radically different versions of government, economics, and politics – cooperate moving forward will be the central test of my lifetime.
By 2050, an additional 400-plus million Indians — and 255 million Chinese — will live in cities. Along with Nigeria, India and China will account for 35% of global urban growth by 2050.
From Huawei to Tel Aviv, China is a master at the bank shot.
The standard responses to it compound the problems of uncertainty. In the world of social media expertise, we demand certainty—almost always false certainty—and punish nuance.
If it ever existed in the minds of the layperson, the white space between national security and economic prosperity is gone. They are now two parts of one whole.
Building a giant company in a small market is impossible. The math doesn’t work.
In the view of many, America’s confidence is waning, and China’s confidence is growing.
“In a speech from the deck of the destroyer Changsha, Mr Xi outlined China’s goal to develop the world’s leading naval force, saying the need has “never been more pressing than today”.”