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Defiant N Korea launches rocket

Defiant N Korea launches rocket | Geography In the News | Scoop.it
North Korea says it has successfully launched a rocket, defying international warnings, with the US confirming an object has been put into orbit.
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What kind of superpower could China be?

What kind of superpower could China be? | Geography In the News | Scoop.it

China is on course to becoming a world power - but not in the way many expect, writes economist Martin Jacques.


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No free kicks: China not a superpower in football

No free kicks: China not a superpower in football | Geography In the News | Scoop.it

FOR the man who scored Chelsea’s winner in the European Champions League Final in May, it may seem like a strange move. 

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BBC Radio 4 - A Point of View, Understanding Contemporary China 4/4

BBC Radio 4 - A Point of View, Understanding Contemporary China 4/4 | Geography In the News | Scoop.it
How can the undemocratic Chinese state enjoy authority in the eyes of its population?
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Red Moon Rising - China's next step for superpower status?

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China has power, ambition and wealth but no strategy says new study - 05 - 2012 - News archive - News - News and media - Home

China has power, ambition and wealth but no strategy says new study - 05 - 2012 - News archive - News - News and media - Home | Geography In the News | Scoop.it

As the world continues to experience the fallout from the 2008 financial crisis, it is increasingly turning towards China. The outsourced ‘workshop of the world’ has become the world’s great hope for growth, and the source of the capital the West’s indebted economies so desperately need. Simultaneously, and in the United States in particular, commentators and policymakers have increasingly voiced concerns that the economic clout of a communist superpower might pose a threat to the liberal world order. These contradictory impulses – China as opportunity and China as threat – demonstrate one clear truth, exhibited in the Obama administration’s much-trailed ‘Asian pivot’: that China is important.

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