The U.S. and China Finally Get Real With Each Other

Written by Thomas Wright 21 March 2021

The U.S.-China meeting “would have been a failure if it had resulted in general declarations to cooperate while minimizing competition...organizing the relationship around cooperation is theoretically desirable as an end goal but will be unattainable for the foreseeable future, given the unfolding reality of an assertive, repressive China and a defiant America” (Thomas Wright, 2021).

Publisher: The Atlantic

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Categories: Liberal Democracy, Multilateralism, Authoritarianism