Debates by Category: Asia

November 20, 2010

Fear Not China’s Supercomputer

China’s innovation progress, including its new supercomputer, the world’s fastest, is a benefit—not a threat—to the U.S. Pro or con?

October 29, 2008

Product Safety Is China’s Achilles’ Heel

Toxic and otherwise unsafe Chinese exports could derail the country’s economic miracle. Pro or con?

December 31, 2007

No Time to Desert Musharraf

In the wake of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination and accompanying political instability in Pakistan, the U.S. should continue to back President Pervez Musharraf. Pro or con?

October 16, 2007

Indian Outsourcing Has Peaked

Their status as red-hot offshoring destinations notwithstanding, Bangalore, Mumbai, and the rest can expect a slowdown soon. Pro or con?

September 30, 2007

Beware the H-1B Visa

To protect U.S. jobs, the government needs to tighten the rules for use of H-1B visas, which allow foreign nationals with tech skills to work in the U.S.

July 13, 2007

China: Due for a Reality Check

Corruption, environmental problems, and product-safety concerns threaten the economic miracle. Pro or con?

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