Today's special edition Outside the Box covers the looming political concerns of China in the new year. Leading China expert at Stratfor, Rodger Baker, has written an excellent analysis on the issues faced by the current and future leadership of the country, as well as the potential reactions of the United States.
Stratfor is the closest thing to a "private CIA" as the organization provides in-depth analysis on geopolitical events spanning the globe. As always, George has decided to give my readers a special 50% discount off his normal subscription rate. You can receive the offer by clicking here. Whether you are an emerging markets fund manager or just a person curious about global affairs, Stratfor provides news and analysis that I'm sure you will find to be valuable.
I trust that you will find Rodger's report to be a comprehensive view on some important geopolitical concerns.
John Mauldin, Editor
Outside the Box
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