U.S. China Policy: Accommodate or Double Down?
Two recent reports have triggered a discussion surrounding the evolution of US policy toward China. The fundamental choice confronting policymakers is whether to respond to China’s rise by accommodating its ambitions or to challenge the People’s Republic by attempting to reassert or double down on American preeminence in the Asia-Pacific region. While the choices may not be mutually exclusive, neither are they completely compatible. And even those who disagree over the best strategy, do agree that muddling along, choosing neither to accommodate or double down, is a non-viable option and that a choice must be made sooner rather than later. Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly explains the options during this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
The mission of Kissinger Institute on China and the United States is to ensure that informed engagement remains the cornerstone of U.S.-China relations. Read more