This small BBC article focuses on how the US initially outlined the attacks in Kunming as ”a horrific, senseless act of violence”. (BBC,2014) Yet now, in light of the Chinese media reaction to this statement and them not deeming it a ‘terrorist’ attack, they have declared it an act of terrorism. 356 more words
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If one strips away the Kremlin’s rhetoric over the last several months, one can better understand Russia’s position towards the recent developments in Ukraine. In essence, it all comes down to Russia being willing to do whatever it takes, including bribing Ukraine away from Europe to the tune of $15 billion in soft loans, to ensure its status as a regional hegemon. 478 more words
Mearsheimer continues his realist premise in this article. His central claim is this: great powers consistently seek opportunities to gain powers over rivals… 121 more words
1) China will rise economically.
2) Whether China will rise peacefully or not is a theoretical question. We have no facts about the future, nor do we know who will be leading China in the future. 101 more words