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Monday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

19 April 2010 13:28

  • New essay on China and the GFC addresses three issues: how hard hit was China? What's the outlook for regime stability? What impact did the GFC have on Chinese foreign policy?
  • The Pentagon plans to have full ballistic missile defence coverage of Europe by 2018.
  • On Obama's new space policy: '...lack of progress in expanding humanity's sustainable presence off-planet represents an existential threat to our species.'
  • A new research paper on the DPRK's illicit international activities.
  • Chinese consumer trends: '...one of the most important determinants of the long term is going to come back to how successfully China manages the socieconomic fact that its current population of spenders are soon going to find themselves to be primary caregivers to parents and grandparents.'