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Yan Xuetong

Yan Xuetong

Writing for PS since 2011
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Yan Xuetong, one of China’s leading strategic thinkers, is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institute of International Studies at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and Chief Editor of The Chinese Journal of International Politics. His latest book is Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power.

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    The Terrorism Paradox

    Robert Skidelsky

    As the number of deaths from terrorism in Western Europe declines, public alarm about terrorist attacks grows. But citizens should stay calm and not give governments the tools they increasingly demand to win the “battle” against terrorism, crime, or any other technically avoidable misfortune that life throws up.

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