It's not right to say that our loss in Vietnam turned out to be a gain. But lessons were learned. And they were the right lessons.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.
India and China offer intriguing mirror images. Modern India has long been open politically and, until recently, closed economically. Modern China has opened economically, but remains politically closed. The comparison reveals that, while politics and economics can never fully be separated, political openness is a better guarantor of long-term stability than economic openness.Ian Bremmer