Month: December 2023

The Name Game

The pundits never seem to tire of putting a label on the US-China relationship. This goes back to the early days of Nixon and Kissinger who dubbed the two nations “strategic partners.” Over time, the characterizations have spanned the gamut, from competitors and...

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Jet-lagged and Exhausted

It’s starting to feel like the old days. In the past three months, I have made two trips to China and two trips to Hong Kong, interspersed with a quick jaunt to Dubai. The purpose, in all cases, was to engage (i.e., speak), listen, and learn. Jet-lagged and exhausted,...

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