APEC provides a pretext for examinations of the East Asian diplomatic and geostrategic environment, and matters (for Americans) closer to home. China arrives. This series on China’s Tianxia traditions is unsympathetic, but raises some interesting questions (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
Signs of life in China’s ‘ghost cities’?
Chilly times for Zhang Yimou.
Doing business in Japan.
Stuxnet patient zero.
UNCTAD reports on the ‘digital divide’.
Errors of Interstellar.
Peter Thiel on René Girard.