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Political leaders are political readers, too

In the past month, important political figures have been seen with books published by Yale University Press: Charm Offensive: How China’s Soft Power Is Transforming the World by Joshua Kurlantzick and Churchill’s Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft by Michael Makovsky. On September 6, 2007, President Bush met with Kevin Rudd,

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China’s Military Celebrates 80th Anniversary

From the AP Wire — BEIJING: Past and present Chinese leaders appeared together on army day Wednesday, celebrating the founding of the People’s Liberation Army in a striking show of unity ahead of a key Communist Party congress later this year. Former President and party chief Jiang Zemin, seldom seen

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Yale Press Podcast, Episode 5

Episode 5 of the Yale Press Podcast is now available. In the latest episode, host Chris Gondek speaks with (1) Ali A. Allawi about what may be the most important book on Iraq to be published this year–The Occupation of Iraq: Winning the War, Losing the Peace, (2) Matthew Levitt

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Reed Hundt at Google

Former FCC Chairman Reed Hundt discussed his book In China’s Shadow as part of Google’s Authors@Google speaker series. (The event took place on October 6, 2006, at Google’s Mountain View, CA, headquarters, but was only posted to YouTube on Sunday.)

China Rising

Posted by Reed Hundt, author of In China’s Shadow. While Iraq burns, China, inexorably, strengthens. Not a day goes by without reading in the newspaper, any newspaper, signs of China’s increasing economic prowess. But in a real sense, it’s not the Chinese government or even Chinese workers that pose a

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Reed Hundt to be Featured on TPMCafe’s Book Club

There will be a Book Club session on TPMCafe for Reed Hundt’s In China’s Shadow: The Crisis of American Entrepreneurship on Monday, September 25th and in the days following. TPMCafe is an off-shoot of Josh Micah Marshall’s popular TalkingPointsMemo blog. Their regular contributors are a mix of academics, former government

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