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China’s Overreach and Its Derailment (2904)

By |2023-01-26T18:39:15-05:00January 15, 2023|Current News, Featured Program, Featured-Home, Niki Site, Recent Programs|

Joining host Jim Falk are Susan Shirk, Ph.D., research professor and chair of the 21st Century China Center, UCSD, author of Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise, and David Firestein, President and CEO, The George HW Bush Foundation for Us-China Relations. The focus: our strained relations with China and China's aggressive foreign policy.

Re-Air: What do Americans Need to Know About China? (2710)

By |2021-10-31T12:30:00-05:00October 31, 2021|Featured Program, Featured-Home, Niki Site, Recent Programs|

China continues to cause consternation to the U.S. Our relations with China appear to be at long time low. In his recent confirmation hearings for Director of the CIA, William Burns said, “The adversarial Chinese leadership poses our biggest political threat.” They are also the third-largest trading partner the U.S. has and the second-largest economy in the world and the most formidable competition that the U.S. has. Bringing some new perspectives on this growing concern is David J. Firestein, the inaugural president and CEO of the George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations (Bush China Foundation). 

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