The New Normal in Asia
AFRICA AND CHINA’S STRATEGIC THINKING
Chinese strategists evidently envisage the continent as an essential piece in an escalating geostrategic contest for global influence between their country and the U.S.-led West. The ultimate purpose of Beijing’s emerging strategy is not to encourage or support Africa’s development for its own sake but rather to make the continent fit into a new subsystem comprising much of the global South that China aspires to dominate.
Recalibrating Geopolitical Relations in the Indo-Pacific
Watch a livestreamed virtual discussion on how countries are re-examining core assumptions about alliance relationships, trade, and economic relations with both China and the United States, and their roles in international institutions, and regional groupings and agreements. Speakers include John H. Gill, Yuka Koshino, Tiffany Ma, Michael Wesley, Michael Wills, and Ashley J. Tellis.