Tag: CHINA

  • Understanding and Managing Great Power Competition with China

    Tensions between the United States and China are escalating in what appears to be a renewal of strategic “great power competition.” But policymakers and analysts disagree on whether the two countries are engaged in a situational contest for power and wealth or an existential ideological struggle. What is driving the strategic competition between Beijing and

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  • The Case For And Against Donald Trump

    On August 19, 2020, the Center for the National Interest hosted a debate between Dimitri K. Simes and Dov Zakheim on the choices in November’s presidential election. The discussion was based on two articles that appear as the cover story in the latest issue of The National Interest magazine, “Who’s Worse?”, assessing candidates Donald Trump

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  • Taiwan, Hong Kong, and US National Interests

    Taiwan has long been an important American ally in East Asia and a critical element of America’s interests in the region. However, China’s recent imposition of a new national security law that strips Hong Kong of its unique legal status and autonomy calls into question the future of the tenuous relationship between China and Taiwan,

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  • Conflict over Hong Kong: Implications of Beijing’s New National Security Law

    Is Hong Kong a bellwether of US-China confrontation? Beijing’s promulgation of a new national security law for Hong Kong has escalated tensions between the United States and China, highlighting both the emerging competition between the two governing systems and US concerns about China’s growing international assertiveness in East Asia. Are tensions over Hong Kong contributing

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