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How to cope with a drunken gorilla

Chinese banks, other lenders are owed anywhere between $25 trillion & $35 trillion

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan 

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan Other than the size of their countries, what is the difference between Xi Jinping, President of China, and Kim Jong-un, Great Leader of North Korea? Anyone who can spot it will get a copy of Mao’s and Kim’s thoughts from me. But until then let us talk about the similarities. The comparison is very illuminating. Thus, both are heads of naam ke vaaste Communist parties. Their parties run their governments, which are highly repressive. Both have a strong sense of entitlement. Both break rules. Both also routinely break promises.  Both spend a very high ...

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First Published: Fri, September 01 2017. 22:31 IST
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