The RAND Blog

August 2003

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    The Real Worry

    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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    Aug 25, 2003

    Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon

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

    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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    Aug 7, 2003

    Nina Hachigian

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    Fault Lines: Eight Threats to China's Economic Miracle

    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

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

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    Aug 4, 2003

    Bruce Berkowitz

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    A Thaw Between Giants

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

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    Aug 3, 2003

    Rollie Lal

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    Atlantic Monthly and RAND View the Future

    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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