April 2009

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China's Way Forward

With the global economy in meltdown, China is in big trouble—in the short term. But the longer-term threat is to America

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India’s New Face

Meet the pro-business anti-Muslim extremist who could one day be the leader of the world’s largest democracy

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    Economic policy makers thought they had tamed the business cycle. Not quite. Let’s hope their hubris doesn’t get in the way of our economic recovery

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