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Complicated Reception for China’s New Airport

The New York Times

The New York Times interviewed Professor of Global Studies and Geography Jean-Paul Rodrigue, an expert in global infrastructure, for an article on the opening of a new airport in Beijing, China – one of the largest in the world. Its construction shows how the country is focusing on economic development in the poorer southern suburbs. However, its development necessitated the relocation of tens of thousands of residents as well as military intervention.

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