The Rule of Law in China – Interview with Cheng Li

Cheng Li is Research Director at the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings, and a director of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, and has advised a wide range of government, business and non-profit organizations on working in China. During the summer, The Consul is honored to have Dr. Li share his opinions the rule of law and constitutionalism in China.

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To Invest in or to Ignore. That is the question.

If you have faith purely in market forces and have been looking for a currency free from political whimsy, regulatory bodies or human error, Bitcoin may be what you’re looking for. Delve into what Bitcoins are and their viability as a currency.

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Moving Forward in Afghanistan: The Taliban

Though 2001 marked the end of the Taliban’s tyrannical rule over Afghanistan, their influence has never fully ceased. Twelve years later, the Sunni Islamic extremist group has considerable influence over Afghanistan’s post-war future. As American troops withdraw and power is handed over to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF), the question remains: Will the Taliban continue down the path of violence and insurgency, or will they attempt to be part of the political process?

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