Today’s China poses a formidable challenge to United States’ hegemony – both economically and militarily. Under Donald Trump, America has taken a confrontational stance toward the rising superpower, accusing Beijing of unfair trade practices and military belligerence. Yet Washington has, so far, failed to articulate an overarching strategic vision for US-China policy. In Foreign Affairs, former Australian prime minister, Kevin Rudd, lays out 10 questions to help America formulate its China strategy and mitigate the risk of a confrontation between the two global powers. getAbstract recommends this article to those interested in US-China relations.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why the United States needs a coherent China strategy and
- What America must take into account when formulating its long-term policy toward China.
About the Author
Kevin Rudd is the former Prime Minister of Australia and President of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York.