Tag Archives: China

Hail to the Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping is the Commander-in-Chief of the People’s Republic Army – and don’t you forget it. A few days ago, state-run media announced his newest title – Commander-in-Chief of the Chinese Military Commission’s Joint Battle Command Center. He … Continue reading

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Big Trouble?

Lost in the media churn created by the Islamic State, the Ukrainian civil war, the growing ebola crisis and the Ferguson race riots over the last few months, these other things have happened in the world’s most populous nation: – In … Continue reading

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Every Day is Father’s Day

The prologue is past, so let’s begin at the end:  A graying old man in a house on a hill, peering over the top of a newspaper to watch a basketball game. My father was born in 1929, six months … Continue reading

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