Daily chart: the world’s most innovative companies. A new report from Thomson Reuters rates innovative firms by analysing the success of their patent applications. Of the 100 companies in the list, 40 are from America, 27 from Japan and 11 from France.
A little analysis for work from your faithful, yet very inattentive, blogger.
By Dan Mahaffee
The increasing assertiveness of Chinese foreign policy, specifically in the South China Sea, has driven the United States to look at rebalancing its military and diplomatic posture away from the attention that has been paid to the Middle East and South Asia towards the Pacific…
Rob Ross’ fall 2009 International Security article “China’s Naval Nationalism: Sources, Prospects, and the U.S. Response” is, I humbly believe, one of the single best articles on China’s naval strategic culture. I base this assessment on two things. First is his persistent interviewing…
No photoshop at the office, so this is my poor quality salute to the Georgetown Hoyas valiant stand against the Chinese military.
Little Tao Tao was born to his captive-bred mother Cao Cao last year. To prevent him from getting used to humans, since his birth staff have only ever approached him while wearing completely inconspicuous panda suits and have observed him and his mother from afar. As such they are hoping that he will adapt to life in the wild.
A stunning figure indeed, but let’s not forget the global security responsibility that the U.S. has shouldered as other countries have looked inward.
Whether that’s the right choice for us is an entirely different debate, but it cannot be in our interest to retreat from the global stage and leave a vacuum behind.