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Steve Walt and other Experts on China.

http://blogs.ft.com/the-world/2013/02/the-origins-of-the-first-world-war-revisited/ Gideon, the big difference now is “nuclear weapons” … those two words suffice to narrow down the scope. Neither China nor the US is going to risk escalating Senkaku at all. So the scope is a game of bluff over pawns. Steve Walt appears to be a good mind, a Harvard one at that. …

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Hagel hearing

Hagel disappointed. I thought he would be a fine SecDef but he dithered so often and wasn’t well prepared at all. He should have been prepped to concede several points, like the surge and the “Jewish” part of the lobby. The success of the surge is measurable and the label “Jewish” when you mean “Israeli” …

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