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Easterly Tesnions

Both China and Japan are trying to centralize security decision-making. Could this help avoid a clash?

Read Here – The Diplomat

Who Should Laugh At Whom?

By most accounts, the past few weeks have exposed a drastic maturity gap between the U.S. and Chinese governments. The purported icon of democracy watched its system descend into chaos and petty political gamesmanship, coming within hours of a default that would have sparked global economic disorder.

Read Here – Bloomberg

Th Dreaded Day Is Here

The day Asian leaders have long dreaded is here: The era of rapid growth is over. It has taken five years, but the fallout from what Asians call the “Lehman shock” is finally hitting gross domestic product and living standards, writes William Pesak

Read Here – Bloomberg

Wild Weather Doesn’t Have to Cause a Malthusian Nightmare

Almost 1 billion people around the world don’t get enough to eat. Climate change, which is already contributing to food-price increases in poor and prosperous countries alike, promises to make it even harder to feed a growing population.

The world produces enough food to provide its 7 billion people with the roughly 2,700 calories they need daily. But agriculture and food supplies are highly vulnerable to the extreme weather that comes with climate change. As the population grows — it might reach 10 billion by 2050 — the world will need to boost farm productivity and solve logistical impediments that make it hard to get food to those who need it.

Read Here – Bloomberg

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