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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Aug. 18, 2014

A Chinese worker checks a gas pipe valve at a natural gas plant in southwest China's Sichuan province. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

China's Shale Production Falls Short, but Goals Remain in Place

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands by national flags at the Schloss Bellevue presidential residency in Berlin on March 28. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Xi's Anti-Corruption Drive Echoes Imperial China