Category Archives: China

Water Security

DCFR had the great privilege of hearing from Dr. Gerry Galloway from the University of Maryland on the topic of water security flashpoints and challenges ahead. Dr. Galloway has worked in water resource management throughout the globe with governments, supra-national … Continue reading

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Beijing’s ‘Airpocalypse’

Reported over the weekend, the pollution in Beijing went off the map’s edge. DCFR addressed this topic in the summer with Rajan Gupta of the Los Alamos National Lab. His slides with some interesting data are here. And an interview here. … Continue reading

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Parsing Global Demographic Trends

In a new brief, the issues which intersect demographic trends are highlighted — China’s aging, growth challenges, urbanization, security in Africa and more. Eminent demographer Jack Goldstone of George Mason University leaves few place on the globe untouched in a … Continue reading

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After Kaplan: New Foreign Policy Plate Tectonics

When you hear from a foreign policy luminary such as Robert Kaplan about the Indian Ocean and what it means in terms of mega-21st century global affairs trends, you encounter the world of super-consciousness and higher thinking on a level … Continue reading

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Sustainable Growth in China

According to new research in The Chinese Economy by DCFR president Jennifer Warren and distinguished finance professor Andrew Chen, “the world’s economic system and ecosystem have everything to gain by teasing apart the issues related to infrastructure and climate change” … Continue reading

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Ceding the American Dream (to China)

As the U.S. defines, re-shapes and contemplates its global role, China seems to keep steadily increasing its influence on the world stage. Executive committee board member Patrick Jenevein expresses concern about the American Dream, and how China is taking more … Continue reading

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