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Fingleton vs. China: The empire strikes back

East Asian officials don’t take it lying down when a foreign correspondent investigates their guilty secrets. Below is an article I wrote for the International Herald Tribune‘s editorial page on the seventieth anniversary of the Nanking Massacre. The article noted … Continue reading

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The anomalous position of Christopher LaFleur

When the history of American trade policy is written, people will ask what the U.S. State Department was doing. An insight into the answer can be gleaned in the career of Christopher LaFleur. At a crucial time for US-Japan trade … Continue reading

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