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Dennis Hopper shot two bullet holes through an Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong, but instead of getting mad, Warhol called the "Easy Rider" star a collaborator.
"Geography" is as much a question of cultural distance as it is mileage on a Mercator projection.
Communist rebels threatened more attacks Sunday despite looming peace talks with the Philippine government, as they marked the insurgency's 42nd anniversary by defiantly marching with their weapons in public view.
The mask is slipping. China no longer pretends to be a responsible international stakeholder. It is defiantly moving in the opposite direction. In recent days, it refused to soften its unfair trade and currency practices. It blocked a U.N. Commission of Inquiry into the Burmese government's crimes against its own people. It condemned the Nobel Committee for awarding the Peace Prize to imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiabou and arrested his wife.
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is in line to take the country's top post in two years, setting up an unusual scenario: In a system where leaders' families are kept almost invisible, how will the ruling Communist Party handle a first lady who's arguably more famous than her husband?
If California's Republican Rep. Darrell Issa plans on investigating the Obama administration, he needs to read and digest M. Stanton Evans' gripping book "Blacklisted by History: The True Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies" (Crown Forum, 2007).
Given the daunting odds against their success, the men who met on July 1, 1921, to found the Chinese Communist Party - the gongchangdang - rank among history's greatest optimists.
How the world has changed: The decision by China's central bank to raise key interest rates by one-quarter of a percentage point has sparked a worldwide sell-off in stocks, commodities and emerging-markets currencies. Investors have lowered expectations for Chinese growth, which many see as a driver of the global economy.
Ang Lee protege Tang Wei is in full swing this year after a three-year absence from the movies.