Tag: U.S.-China Relations

  • Clean Energy and Strategic Competition in the Indo-Pacific

    As U.S.-China relations deteriorate, energy—and clean energy—have moved increasingly to the center of their geopolitical and economic competition. The Biden administration has worked closely with U.S. allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific to address some issues, such as supply chain dependencies, but has struggled to compete with Beijing’s efforts to establish China as the region’s

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  • How Emerging Technologies Impact Great Power Competition

    Even as Congress weighs legislation for oversight over Big Tech, the competition between Russia, China, and America has spilled over into the technological realm, including cyber warfare, artificial intelligence, and 5G. How should Washington policymakers address these new developments? What are the domestic and international implications? On May 20, the Center for the National Interest

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  • What Are the Implications of the Ukraine War for Chinese Foreign Policy?

    As China grapples with an upsurge in domestic problems, there is increasing speculation that it may attempt to bolster its position abroad. Will it seek to up the pressure on Taiwan and even contemplate an outright invasion? To what extent will it continue to back Russia against Ukraine? How will Beijing manage its relations with

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  • What Does the Ukraine War Mean for China and Taiwan?

    The war in Ukraine has thrust the future of Taiwan into the geopolitical spotlight. Does Russia’s attack render it more or less likely that China will attempt forcibly to incorporate Taiwan? Are Russia and China likely to draw together even more closely to oppose American foreign policy ambitions? Or, on the contrary, will the Ukraine

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  • Can the United States Discourage Sino-Russian Alignment?

    Preventing adversaries from dominating the Eurasian landmass is a strategic imperative for the United States.  Although Washington has recently awakened to the dangers that growing Chinese power poses in this regard, another threat has received comparatively little attention: the emergence of an increasingly anti-U.S. partnership between China and Russia.  The combination of China’s economic and

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