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18th January 2011, 10:37 PM
In honor of President Hu's visit to the US, a couple of links:

The Financial Times' chief foreign-affairs commentator has an article on the decline of the US (http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/01/02/think_again_american_decline) in Foreign Policy:

... In the end, of course, the Soviet and Japanese threats to American supremacy proved chimerical. So Americans can be forgiven if they greet talk of a new challenge from China as just another case of the boy who cried wolf. But a frequently overlooked fact about that fable is that the boy was eventually proved right. The wolf did arrive -- and China is the wolf.

And on the lighter side, here's a US-China rap battle video (currency wars) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGYAhiMwd5E) made in Taiwan.