The Chinese Nile Part N+2

Big ideas flow to countries that think big: TerraPower also suffered a setback in October when the Energy Department effectively killed any chance of building a demonstration reactor in China. The department announced measures to prevent “China’s illegal diversion” of U.S. civilian nuclear technology for military purposes. Three years earlier, TerraPower had unveiled an agreement […]

The Chinese Nile

Surely the Times’s compulsive need to find fault in every Chinese triumph, nicely demonstrated today by the paper’s trashing of the new Beijing airport, has contributed to the gross misestimation of China’s potential for success that the Times itself is finally reporting. Beijing is about to complete a massive new Zaha-Hadid-designed airport in, as today’s […]