The season of Christmas means different things to different people. But to very few does it mean absolutely nothing at all. From the religious to the retailer, this season is unique. At its best it reminds us all of our common humanity; at worst, it reminds us of our global…Full Article A SEASONED MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM STUDENT STAFFERS AND FACULTY ADVISORS OF ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL
TOM PLATE WRITES — American foreign policy rarely rises to the level of coherence recommended by its policy intellectuals and thoughtful diplomats; but without their persistence, it would be bereft of any coherence at all. When World War Two ended, for example, the American establishment came to rally around the containment…Full Article CHINA-US RELATIONS: NO FORCE CAN CONTAIN CHINA EXCEPT BEIJING
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ASIA MEDIA INTERNATIONAL WRITES — The prestigious Lee Kuan Yew has officially released the video of a presentation on 22 May at its National University of SIngapore campus on the topic of China and the United States. The presenter was Loyola Marymount University Clinical Professor Tom Plate, and the moderator…Full Article SINGAPORE: PRESTIGIOUS LEE KUAN YEW SCHOOL PRESENTS A JOURNALIST-PROF’S PERSPECTIVE ON CHINA
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