This is the third of five special episodes in a takeover of the Brookings Cafeteria podcast by the Global China project at Brookings, a multi-year endeavor drawing on expertise from across the Institution. In this series, Lindsey Ford, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow in Foreign Policy, speaks with experts about a range of issues related to Global China.
In this episode, she speaks with Senior Fellow Cheng Li, director of the John L. Thornton China Center, about how President Xi Jinping’s domestic political standing and policy priorities drive prospects for a global China.
The Brookings Cafeteria is part of the Brookings Podcast Network.
What is a strategy of denial and does it make sense for America?
The crux of [America's China] strategy is to advance interests, uphold values, and strengthen cohesion with allies and partners. One hopes that the Biden administration will be able to move discussion from questions of toughness to measures of effectiveness in delivering tangible results.