The West Confronts China

Much like World War II, the Sino-American Cold War has come upon us suddenly and unexpectedly.  While China’s role in COVID19 resembles the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, today’s “state of play” has far more in common with Germany’s 1938 annexation of Czechoslovakia.  Now, as then, most people are still in denial about the implications.  They want to “put the genie back in the bottle.”  They believe we can simply return to business-as-usual.  But is that realistic, or even desirable?  Where does this conflict stand and where is it headed?&nb.....

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