The Case for Selective Failure
No one wishes for a total Chinese collapse, but certain setbacks should be welcomed.
Please note: Along with a companion piece by David M. Lampton, this essay forms the Autumn 2010 cover story—"What If China Fails?"
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Ross Terrill, associate in research at Harvard's Fairback Center for Chinese Studies and a former public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center, is the author of Mao (rev. ed., 2000), The New Chinese Empire (2003), and Myself and China, just published in Chinese in Beijing.more from this author >>