economics

Indian and Chinese Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Comparative Assessment

Author: Dr R Evan Ellis This monograph comparatively examines the content and country focus of high-level diplomacy for each of the two actors, as well as the volume and patterns of trade, the activities of Indian and Chinese companies in the region, and their relationship to their respective governments in eight sectors: (1) petroleum and …

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Gold, Blood, and Power: Finance and War Through the Ages

Author: Mr James Lacey This monograph presents a survey of the crucial link between state (national) power and finance from the ancient era through to the present day. Cicero once said that the true sinew of war was “endless streams of money.” His observation remains as accurate today as it was when Rome first began …

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China’s Quest for Security in the Post-Cold War World

Author: Dr Samuel S Kim In April 1996, the Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute held its Seventh Annual Strategy Conference. This year’s theme was, “China Into the 21st Century: Strategic Partner and . . . or Peer Competitor.” Dr. Samuel S. Kim of Columbia University argues that, while post-Tiananmen China is a growing regional …

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