Tag Archives: Asia

Thoughts on the South China Seas – we should be more worried about fishermen than politicians


For over two years ocean rocks have dominated China’s foreign policy issues. So far the Party has managed to anger virtually all their neighbors and has left an opening for America’s pivot to Asia. In my opinion, regardless of whether … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs and indoor pools – the lighter side of childhood in China


A few weeks ago I witnessed something that warmed the cockles of my typically icy heart. In China, when one pictures a middle school student, they picture a small child diligently studying behind a great wall of books. Outside of the … Continue reading

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Cultural Jealousy


Li Songjun [name altered] fondles his earring as he speaks, stopping to think every few words. We have been drinking coffee and tea for nearly three hours now, originally meeting for business with our respective jobs, but have now wandered far into … Continue reading

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