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China’s Tianxia: Do All Under Heaven Need One Arbiter?

June Teufel Dreyer YaleGlobal, 30 October 2014
A few Chinese scholars anticipate China’s rise and possible role as arbiter in a troubled world
MIAMI : With China reemerging as a dominating economic and military power in the world, some Chinese scholars have wistfully harkened back to another era, circa the 5th century BC, when under a virtuous and benign Confucian emperor, all was well under heaven. The implicit suggestion in this historical retrospective – under a virtuous China one could return to the golden age. More >

Surrogacy: Human Right or Reproductive Exploitation?

Joseph Chamie and Barry Mirkin YaleGlobal, 28 October 2014
Wild variation in regulations worldwide ensure that surrogacy is both human right and exploitation

Lessons From Versailles for Today’s Middle East

Marc Grossman and Simon Henderson YaleGlobal, 22 October 2014
Discontent and chaos in the Middle East are rooted in treaties drafted at the close of World War I

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