Tagged with the great game

The New Arms Race Is Hotting Up

The New Arms Race Is Hotting Up


I just grabbed this graph from the Economist, which shows the size and range of China’s new missile arsenal. As the article points out, missiles can be a cheaper and more effective deterrent than a 2 million strong standing army. Infantry have been a mainstay of armed forces ever since a pikeman thrust his pike deep … Continue reading

Why China Leaves Hong Kong As It Is

Why China Leaves Hong Kong As It Is


On July 1st 1997, hundreds of millions of Chinese people huddled around TV sets up and down the land to watch the long anticipated return of Hong Kong to the fold. It was also a historic occasion for the UK, marking the formal end of the British Empire, the final glittering jewel prised from the … Continue reading

Behind Climate Talks There is Only Naked National Interest

Behind Climate Talks There is Only Naked National Interest


低碳阴谋。Low Carbon Plot 中国与欧美的生死之战。 The Life and Death War Between China and the West. 作者:勾红洋。Author, Gou Hongyang 如果您是本书的作家,我先要感谢你给我和我朋友们此睁开眼睛的机会。我翻译的部分已经受到了个热烈的欢迎。 谢谢! If you are the author of this book, I would like to thank you for giving my friends and I the opportunity to open our eyes. The parts that I have translated have already received an … Continue reading

Cancun and the Chinese perspective on it

Cancun and the Chinese perspective on it


Cancun will be a very low-key affair. The attendees going there expect to achieve exactly nothing. I’ll repeat that; exactly nothing. At Copenhagen the Chinese, under extreme and unremitting pressure, agreed to nothing. The Chinese signed nothing, not even the closing statement. The Chinese ‘noted’ that some statement had been made. That’s it. That was … Continue reading

Standing Before America, the Great Enemy: Why Is China So Nervous?

Standing Before America, the Great Enemy: Why Is China So Nervous?


低碳阴谋。Low Carbon Plot 中国与欧美的生死之战。 The Life and Death War Between China and the West. 作者:勾红洋。Author, Gou Hongyang 如果您是本书的作家,我先要感谢你给我和我朋友们此睁开眼睛的机会。我翻译的部分已经受到了个热烈的欢迎。 谢谢! If you are the author of this book, I would like to thank you for giving my friends and I the opportunity to open our eyes. The parts that I have translated have already received an … Continue reading

Low Carbon Plot, or Why Cancun Has Already Failed

Low Carbon Plot, or Why Cancun Has Already Failed


低碳阴谋。Low Carbon Plot 中国与欧美的生死之战。 The Life and Death War Between China and the West. 作者:勾红洋。Author, Gou Hongyang 如果您是本书的作家,我先要感谢你给我和我朋友们此睁开眼睛的机会。我翻译的部分已经受到了个热烈的欢迎。 谢谢! If you are the author of this book, I would like to thank you for giving my friends and I the opportunity to open our eyes. The parts that I have translated have already received an … Continue reading