PRC Pressure on Taiwan: Same Strategy, New Tactics
Watch a livestreamed virtual discussion examining the nature of China’s coercive actions, the implications for peace and security in the Taiwan Strait, and the role of the United States. Speakers include Congressman Ami Bera, Min-hua Chiang, Raymond Kuo, and Shelley Rigger.
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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.