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No Oil for the Lamps of China

@article{Collins2008NoOF,
  title={No Oil for the Lamps of China},
  author={Gabriel Collins and William S. Murray},
  journal={Naval War College Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={61},
  pages={10}
}
Abstract : The ubiquitous Made in China stickers and labels on consumer products remind us daily of China's incredible economic rise. The world is accustomed to this powerful phenomenon and seems to expect that China's economy will grow at 10 percent annually for at least another decade. Such remarkable economic progress has lifted millions of Chinese out of poverty and also substantially benefited the global economy. It is also arguably the cornerstone of Chinese Communist Party legitimacy… 

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