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China in Transition

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China has unveiled its new leadership, including President-designate Xi Jinping, who will run the country for the next decade. At home, the new leadership will face slowing economic growth and increased pressure to revalue the renminbi. Meanwhile, with regional tensions running high, the US has shifted its focus to Asia in order to offset China's increasing influence. How will the country's new leadership manage mounting economic and geopolitical challenges?

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    Back to Little England?

    Edoardo Campanella

    The United Kingdom's bid to withdraw from the European Union is typically characterized as a dramatic manifestation of British nationalism. In fact, it has almost nothing to do with Britain, and everything to do with English national identity, which has been wandering in the wilderness ever since the fall of Pax Britannica.


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