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Dec 01 2013

An Invented and Dangerous Crisis

  Even in a world already rife with vexing geo-political challenges,  we can never underestimate the ability of Great Powers to invent an avoidable crisis. Such is the case involving disputed claims by China and Japan over the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands, which took a serious turn toward volatility over the past week. Decades of simmering tensions escalated substantially …

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