Escobar: “Clash Of Civilizations” Or Crisis Of Civilization?

Escobar: “Clash Of Civilizations” Or Crisis Of Civilization?

Talk about a graphic display of soft power: Beijing this week hosted the Conference on Dialogue of Asian Civilizations.   Organized under the direct supervision of President Xi Jinping it took place amid an “Asian Culture Carnival.”  Sure, there were dubious, kitschy and syrupy overtones, but what really mattered was what Xi himself had to say to China […]

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