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Gordon G. Chang

Gordon G. Chang

Gordon Guthrie Chang is a lawyer, author, and television pundit, best known for his books The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World.

"We need a global New Deal--a grand bargain between the countries and continents of this world," said Gordon Brown on Sunday.  At a time when...

What happens when two nuclear submarines collide in the Atlantic? The New York Times issues a truly atrocious editorial, which it did this morning.  Early...

"We are truly going to rise or fall together." That was Hillary Clinton yesterday before departing Beijing, the last stop on her four-nation trip.  The...

"It's a bit chilly in Beijing," said Yang Jiechi, "but I have confidence that you will see the biggest number of smiling faces here."  China's...

Yesterday, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that China was "shocked" by a Russian warship firing upon and sinking a Chinese cargo ship near Vladivostok on...

Today, a Swedish court approved an application to restructure carmaker Saab under the protection of Sweden's bankruptcy laws.  The General Motors subsidiary will now undergo...

China and the United States will resume military-to-military ties, reported People's Daily, the Communist Party's flagship publication, on Tuesday.  A two-day meeting will start on...

So far, Secretary of State Clinton's trip to Asia has been long on symbolism, as a maiden excursion should be.  It was important to reassure...

By a decisive margin, Venezuelan voters removed all term limits for officeholders yesterday. And they did something else, at least according to President Hugo Chavez,...

Hillary Clinton starts her trip to Asia tomorrow, her first abroad as secretary of state.  The first stop is Tokyo.  That's followed by Jakarta and...

Yesterday, the Commerce Department reported that America's 2008 trade deficit with China hit a record $266.3 billion.  That's up four percent from 2007's whopping deficit,...

This Saturday, Dominique Strauss-Kahn said the world's advanced economies are "already in depression."  "The worst cannot be ruled out," the chief of the International Monetary...