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In the 1920s, Japan began to translate its growing economic might into formidable military power. Substitute communist China for imperial Japan, and the same thing is now occurring in the Pacific region

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The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is the largest feat of engineering between the Himalayas and the edge of the East Asian landmass. China's epic construction project is now the template for an even more grandiose water scheme

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Penguin India decided to remove from circulation and destroy any remaining copies of 'The Hindus: An Alternate Anthology', by Wendy Doniger. The decision sparked widespread outrage and criticism within literary circles in India and abroad

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Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe announced confidently: 'Japan is Back!' To some observers, this seemed like hubris given the tsunami and nuclear disaster. Yet Abe's words now seem particularly well chosen

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Policy analysts, pundits, and politicians have long predicted that the North Korea will go the way of East Germany. The Kim dynasty in North Korea has been expected to collapse at any minute. This minute, of course, has lasted for more than two decades

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As public support for sweeping security surveillance of Americans' phone traffic to frustrate terrorism at home appears to be coming unglued, so has their patience with the longest war in U.S history, in far-off and incomprehensible Afghanistan

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