The Trump Administration Seeks a Balance With New China Strategy

The government is attempting to determine where cooperation is warranted and conflict may be unavoidable.

In late May, even as the turmoil grew here at home, the White House released a 16-page strategy paper outlining the threat posed by what the Trump administration sees as America’s strongest foe: the Chinese Communist Party. As I discussed in the inaugural Vital Interests newsletter earlier this year, “great power competition” (GPC) is all the rage these…

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