Understanding China Through the Ancient Game of Wei Qi, or Go – WSJ.com   Leave a comment

“A 2,000-year-old board game holds the key to understanding how the Chinese really think—and U.S. officials had better learn to play if they want to win the real competition.

That’s the pitch that David Lai, a professor at the Army War College, has been making in recent months to senior military officials in the U.S. and overseas. Learning the ancient board game of wei qi, known in the U.S. as Go, can teach non-Chinese how to see the geostrategic “board” the same way that Chinese leaders do, he says.”

 

via Understanding China Through the Ancient Game of Wei Qi, or Go – WSJ.com.

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Posted June 12, 2011 by arnoneumann in Geopolitics

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