The rise of China and the inevitable decline of America

You’re all aware that the rise of China is generally seen as a defining feature of the geopolitical landscape of the 21st century. And I know particularly those of you who are our masters students are well aware of that. But I think, in the general media, everybody is well aware of the rise of […]

Chess hawk: JAPAN carriers must comply with “no 9” in THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

The Chinese Global Times on March 20 posted “Chinese Army Major General: Japan’s Carrier to the South China Sea to Observe the Rules, Watched Chinese Army” by Chinese scholars, Missing Retired General Doan Zhuo. According to the article, the Izumo helicopter carrier is Japan’s largest warship, arriving in the South China Sea in May 2017. […]

A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

The attacking infantry advances steadily, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but enemy cavalry flanks him from the rear. Escape is impossible. But this isn’t a real war– nor is it just a game. Over the roughly one-and-a-half millennia of its existence, chess has been known as a […]

Trump announces new tariffs on Chinese goods amid bitter trade war

BE BACK HERE ON MONDAY. HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND. I KNOW I WILL.>>Bret: WELCOME TO WASHINGTON. I’M BRET BAIER. TONIGHT, SERIOUS COUNTER PUNCHING TAKING RIGHT NOW AND WHAT’S BECOME A FULL-FLEDGED TRADE WAR WITH U.S. AND CHINA. WITHIN THE PAST HOUR PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS ANNOUNCED ANOTHER MAJOR TARIFF INCREASE ON MORE THAN A HALF TRILLION […]

Philippine Spanish Colonial Period – Part 1

China: Bro, can I take these Islands? Philippines: No China: Oh, come one! These are just a few islands. I’m sure you’d still have a lot left. What could possibly go wrong? Philippines: Still No ** China: Finders keepers. PH: What the f… China: This is totally nothing compared to what they did before conquering […]

Trump Doubles Down On Claim He Can Order US Companies To Cut Ties With China | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

ARE DIFFICULT FOR THE FEDERAL RESERVE TO DEAL WITH. RESERVE TO DEAL WITH.>>MIKE WAS THERE.>>MIKE WAS THERE. THERE WAS SOME SUSPENSION THERE WAS SOME SUSPENSION WHETHER THE PRESIDENT WAS GOING WHETHER THE PRESIDENT WAS GOING TO TALK TO THE PRESS I THINK TO TALK TO THE PRESS I THINK SOMETIMES FOR LATE NIGHT EXITS SOMETIMES […]

Economic Update: China’s Economic Record and Strategy

This program is a follow-up on an earlier program we did. That program was devoted to the Soviet Union, that first example in the modern period of history of an attempt to build a socialist society. I built that program and the one today around the following assumption; that in many conversations about capitalism and […]

How to Play Go

How to Play Go. Go has been played in China for thousands of years, but it wasn’t until it was introduced to Japan 1,200 years ago that it achieved real popularity. You will need A game board Black and white stones and two players. Step 1. Set the lined, empty board on a flat surface. […]

Interview with Hou Yifan, Women’s Chess World Champion & Olympic Champion | tradimo

-We are here with Hou Yifan, pleasure to have you here, thank you very much for your time. -Thank you. -We are here in Madrid, and I was just curious, what brought you here? What have you been doing in the past days? How do you like it? -We came to Spain at the end […]

China begins ranking citizens with ‘social credit’ system

GORDON CHANG. IT’S GREAT TO SEE YOU AGAIN. THERE’S SO MUCH TO UNPACK. I’D LIKE TO GIVE THE AUDIENCE A SENSE OF SOME OF THE WAYS THAT THE CHINESE REGIME IS ENGAGING IN THAT TOTALITARIAN SURVEILLANCE AND DIRECTION OF ITS CITIZENS.>>BY NEXT YEAR, THEY PLAN TO HAVE A NATIONWIDE SOCIAL CREDIT SYSTEM IN PLACE. THIS […]