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Will a rising China supplant the United States as the world's leading economic light? Joshua Ramo, a former Time magazine editor, maintains that Beijing's system of authoritarian "market socialism" — or "Beijing Consensus" — is a better model for developing countries.
Dell Inc. said Wednesday that the president of the group responsible for its first forays into smart phones and consumer tablet PCs is leaving the company.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell below 11,000 for the first time in nearly a month Tuesday as worries mounted about inflation in Asia and as European leaders met to discuss a bailout of Ireland.
It's well known that the emergence of India and China is casting a shadow on the developed economies of Europe and North America. Less famous is the challenge facing Israel: With the Jewish state having quietly prospered as a global haven of innovation, key players here are asking whether the Asian giants might steal their high-tech thunder.
In the late 1980s, as U.S. gross domestic product growth slowed, budget deficits remained stubbornly high and other economies outperformed that of the United States, arguments that "the Cold War is over - and Japan and Germany won" were heard frequently.
Some can't wait to get out of Afghanistan, and some can't wait to see us leave. NATO allies want out ASAP. Some have left already (Dutch troops), others are preparing to leave (Canadians), and soon the allied fighting force will be reduced to 100,000 Americans and 9,000 Brits. And Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants the United States to reduce its military footprint countrywide - just as U.S. commander Gen. David H. Petraeus seeks to widen it - and begin negotiations with the Taliban.
The number of North Koreans defecting to South Korea has surged in recent years because of economic suffering in the North, with more than 10,000 defections over the past three years, South Korea's government said Monday.
Nearly 15 percent of the world's Internet traffic, including that of many U.S. government and military sites, was briefly redirected through computer servers in China in April, according to a congressional commission report due out this week.
When times were good, it was easy for America to overlook the effects of China's currency manipulation. U.S. unemployment hovered around 5 percent, and growth averaged about the same.