Big question in a small arena: Are westerns making a comeback? Sometimes it seems to me they’ve been asking the same questions for the last five decades and still haven’t been given a satisfactory answer.
The pace of China’s unprecedented economic growth has allowed the Chinese to broaden their horizons in regional and international affairs, much to the annoyance of its great western rival the US, but they are still under criticism for ‘unfair’ trade regulations. What gives?
Here we go again. As military operations wind down in Iraq and the consistent trickle of casualties in Afghanistan are over-shadowed by the thousands drowned in Japan and the hundreds battered in Northern Africa, the anti-war protesters need a new hook from which to hang their banner. So, in the name of shouting loudest, reasoned [...]
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