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Cold War, BRICs and Why 9/11 Doesn't Matter

A Century Weekly editorial at Caixin online cites Niall Ferguson’s argument that 11/9 (1989, the fall of the Berlin Wall) is more definitive of our times than 9/11, and argues that the rise of the BRIC nations outweighs...

China Blocks State-Funded Berlin Twitter Wall

From Monsters and Critics: Chinese authorities appear to be blocking access to a state-funded website which recalls the evil of the Berlin Wall, organizers of the culture project in the German capital said Thursday. The website...

The Autocrats’ Learning Curve

In Foreign Policy, Jeffrey Wasserstrom looks at the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago on the Chinese Communist Party, and how it may have inadvertently helped them stay in power: China, unlike the Eastern...



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