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Posts from ‘July, 2013’

Recognizing the End of the Chinese Economic Miracle

By George Friedman Major shifts underway in the Chinese economy that Stratfor has forecast and discussed for years have now drawn the attention of the mainstream media. Many have asked when China would find itself in an economic crisis, to which we have answered that China has been there for awhile — something not widely […]

Flight 214 Crash Happened Despite Fact That Runway 28L Threshold Moved Further From Sea Wall Recently

As a pilot, I can well imagine how Asiana Flight 214 hit the sea wall rather than landing on the runway. Approaches over water are always dangerous, especially in visual conditions, because of how difficult it is to tell how high above the water you are. This is especially true when the water is extremely […]