The Dangers Of Decoupling

With Sino-American relations increasingly coming to resemble the geopolitical dynamics of the original Cold War, the world is heading toward a fraught new equilibrium. While some in the West long for a new “Sputnik moment” to motivate investments and reform, they should be careful what they wish for. Read More Here

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Taiwan Shows How To Carefully Snip Chinese Economic Ties

After keeping its society and economy running throughout the coronavirus pandemic, squashing the outbreak, and donating millions of face masks to many countries, Taiwan has earned a lot of positive press internationally. But there is another vital area in which the world could also learn from Taiwan’s experience. Read Here – Foreign Policy

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The Folly Of Decoupling From China

China’s economy is not a discrete organism that can easily be separated from the global economy but rather a Siamese twin, connected by nervous tissue, common organs, and a shared circulatory system. The coronavirus pandemic has revealed the hidden vulnerabilities of this interconnected system of supply chains, especially for medical equipment. Read Here – Foreign […]

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US To Suffer More If It Decouples With China

The US president’s threat of totally “cutting off” relations with China to save $500 billion a year is bad economics. Over the past two years of the trade conflict, China has been steadily reducing the US’ share in bilateral trade. From January to April of 2020, the US share in China’s total trade fell to […]

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