The RAND Blog

August 2003

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    The Real Worry

    Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon

    Aug 25, 2003

    Time Magazine

    Among the four so-called "economic miracles" of the past half century—Germany after the second world war, Japan in the 1970s and 1980s, South Korea in the 1970s through to the mid-1990s, and China between 1980 and the present day—that of China has been the most remarkable.

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    US: Stick to Diplomacy with North Korea, Even If Talks Fail

    Nina Hachigian

    Aug 7, 2003

    The Christian Science Monitor

    Responding to China's overtures, North Korea has just agreed to a new round of multilateral talks on its claimed nuclear-weapons program. It is the nature of the North Korean regime itself, though, not the weapons program, that is the underlying cause of tension on the Korean peninsula.

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    Fault Lines: Eight Threats to China's Economic Miracle

    Charles Wolf, Jr.

    Aug 7, 2003

    South China Morning Post

    Among the four so-called "economic miracles" of the past half century—Germany after the second world war, Japan in the 1970s and 1980s, South Korea in the 1970s through to the mid-1990s, and China between 1980 and the present day—that of China has been the most remarkable.

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    A Fresh Start Against Terror

    Bruce Berkowitz

    Aug 4, 2003

    New York Times

    commentaries by RAND Staff: insightful commentaries on current events, published in newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide.

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    A Thaw Between Giants

    Rollie Lal

    Aug 3, 2003

    The Baltimore Sun

    commentaries by RAND Staff: insightful commentaries on current events, published in newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide.

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    Atlantic Monthly and RAND View the Future

    James A. Thomson

    Aug 1, 2003

    Atlantic Monthly

    The Atlantic Monthly Magazine features a compilation of ten short essays written by experts at RAND, collectively titled Headlines Over the Horizon. The RAND authors examined developments in international and military affairs drawing little attention today that are expected to be major issues in the next three to five years.

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