Monthly Archives: September 2011

Farewell to Dalu

Time flies in China – the exception being travel by car anywhere in China – indeed anywhere in Asia pretty much. In any case time to leave Dalu and return to Canada.  But meanwhile I’ve had meetings with colleagues from … Continue reading

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Back in Dalu

It has probably been too long – but I am writing this post as I land at Beijing Capital Airport.  With a day of meetings ahead of me here in Beijing – mainly at Tsinghua daxue – and then on … Continue reading

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Is China Faking it?

When news about the fake Apple store in Kunming China broke out, it further reinforced the image of China as the Mecca of knock-offs. From 50 renminbi (RMB) for a pair of Ray Bans to 10 RMB for a DVD, … Continue reading

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Lamenting The Deficit in Global Governance

          Just last month I was lamenting the lack of G20 coordination ( See blog post “Maybe Dan Drezner was Right ….”) and admitting that Dan Drezner might be right when it came to G20 collective … Continue reading

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The World According to Harvard – Part I

          My colleague Richard Rosecrance (an occasional guest blogger here at Rising BRICSAM) has had an interesting recent debate with fellow Harvard colleague Stephen Walt.  The debate/discussion/dialogue – whatever?  ( Walt at Foreignpolicy.com Original Blog Post … Continue reading

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