China’s corruption scandals, US-Israel relations and fighting in Libya | This Week’s Top Hot Links #132
This week’s hot links on strategy and international affairs takes a look at Xi Jinping’s unprecedented anti-corruption campaign and how his adversaries’ fear might bring them closer together. We then keep looking at China and how the slow embrace of internet by Chinese business should make productivity soar. The links also analyse Israel mistrust on the US attempts to bring about a ceasefire in Gaza. Next, US investments in Afghanistan have outspent the Marshall Plan but have failed in making the country economically independent. Finally, we examine the risk that the renewed fighting in Libya could render the country a de facto failed state.