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China Won 2020

After a rocky start, China has clearly ended 2020 on a high note, having brought the pandemic under control and strengthened its position both in Asia and on the global stage. Though the world has been spared another four years of Donald Trump, America and its allies will have their work cut out for them.

Read Here | Project Syndicate

How Might China Test The New Joe Biden Administration?

As the likelihood of a US-China reset increases despite the distracting drama over President Donald Trump’s White House departure, former intelligence officials and foreign policy analysts are gaming how Beijing could test the mettle of the incoming Biden administration for weakness and opportunity.

Read Here | South China Morning Post

Amid US Chaos, China Lures Japan And Korea

The bigger question behind Wang’s charm offensive is of long-term global significance. Can a stable, confident, assertive and economically rising China leverage Japan and South Korea away from a chaotic, self-loathing, self-questioning and economically flailing United States?

Read Here | Asia Times

Why India Refused To Join The World’s Biggest Trading Bloc

The potential benefits notwithstanding, India’s refusal to accede to the agreement was not entirely surprising. For decades, New Delhi has followed a highly protectionist set of economic policies as part of its historic commitment to a strategy of import-substituting industrialization. 

Read Here | Foreign Policy

The Impact Of The New Asian Trade Mega-Deal On The European Union

Although the economic implications of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) for the EU are modest, the geopolitical and strategic implications are not. With the arrival of a new US administration and the central role of China in the bloc, the EU needs to outline an Asian commercial strategy that reconciles the importance of China and the transatlantic relationship.

Read Here | Bruegel

Trump’s Scorched Earth Farewell

It’s that on almost every front from COVID-19 response and economic rescue plans to the fate of hotspots such as Afghanistan and Iran, the outgoing president is sowing chaos within his own administration that has left every world capital in a muddle and President-elect Joe Biden in a bind.

Read Here | Foreign Policy

India Needs To Stop Hurting Itself And Others, Return To Reason

India has irrationally cut bilateral economic and trade relations unilaterally with China through these moves, proactively promoting the de-sinicization of the industrial chain. The retaliatory practice was fermented with the previously hyped up “China threat theory.” 

Read Here | Global Times

Forget Trade, The Real War With China Is Over Tech

Today it’s technology that ties the world together, not the container ship. To be effective in leading the United States in the 21st century… If Biden really intends to get tough with China, he’ll have to double down on the U.S.-Chinese tech war that has seen Huawei crippled, Chinese semiconductor foundries put under severe pressure, and TikTok brought to the edge of divestment.

Read Here | Foreign Policy

Could Joe Biden Get Even Tougher On China than Donald Trump?

China is undoubtedly a rival to the United States, and one with an ideology far afield from the values Washington purports to uphold. But that does not make it prudent to treat China as an enemy and move accordingly toward further economic or military conflict, the results of which could be catastrophic

Read Here | The National Interest

A No-Brainer For The G20

The sooner we get the COVID-19 pandemic under control, the sooner we can put the global economy back on track. At a virtual gathering this month, the G20 will have an opportunity to do precisely that, provided that world leaders are able to see the economic windfall that is staring them in the face.

Read Here | Project Syndicate

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