A Power Shift In Asia
What the story of Taiwan's F-16s says about China's rise and America's decline
By Robert D. Kaplan
Washington is obsessed with decline: the upshot of the worst economy since the Great Depression, the prospect…Continue
Our President of the United States (POTUS) called for another $450+ billion in stimulus spending. Much of it will be used to continue the payroll tax holiday. He plans to focus the investment portion on infrastructure, not military. He follows the principles of Keynesian economics along the lines of the "New Deal" of Roosevelt. That "stimulus" created no permanent job growth, but it sure…Continue
Received this from Simon Black, a world traveler who occasionally makes some sense. I share it with you as is without the commercials.
Date: September 19, 2011
Reporting From: Franschhoek, South Africa