As China prepares to release its 2018 economic numbers on January 20, Derek Scissors, AEI resident scholar and the creator of the China Global Investment Tracker, explains in a new report how to evaluate China’s economy even when its government manipulates the data.
After years of unsuccessful talks and handshake deals with Beijing, the United States should change course and begin cutting some of its economic ties with China.
“My personal view is we were always going to get a China that looked a little bit like it does today. It’s a huge country with a huge population, as it developed it was always going to have more expansive desires whether economically, politically, diplomatically, or militarily.”
In a recently published article, AEI scholar Oriana Skylar Mastro, an expert in China’s military and foreign policy, explains that China’s influence now poses an urgent threat to the United States. She emphasizes that China’s ultimate goal is to “push the United States out of the Indo-Pacific and rival it on the global stage.”
Zack Cooper joins the podcast to discuss the ongoing trade war and how the US might counter China’s rising influence.
For all its tough talk on China and increased activity in the South China Sea, the Trump administration’s credibility in Southeast Asia is eroding.
China’s weakening economy may have an impact on US-China trade relations. Experts discuss trends in China’s economy.
North Korean leadership clearly has a strategy in this international confrontation — while the Great Powers just as clearly do not.
The national security community must guard against the politicization of China policy.
Huawei is a private company, but it is also a tool of the Chinese Communist Party. Others ignore that simple truth at their own peril.