Countering China’s Global Great Game

April 30, 2021 Michael Sobolik The National Interest

Washington’s instinctual response to compete with the Belt and Road Initiative dollar-for-dollar is a losing proposition that plays into China’s long game. But with an offensive framework, American policymakers could turn the tables and transform the BRI into an albatross for the Communist Party.

China Reform Monitor No. 1461

April 20, 2021 Joshua Eisenman

China's incursions near Taiwan seen as "intimidation and coercion";
Biden and Suga stand together;
U.S., China agree to climate cooperation;
China fines Alibaba record $2.75 billion;
Beijing cracks down on tech sector, forces Ma to divest

China Reform Monitor No. 1460

April 14, 2021 Joshua Eisenman

Chinese vessels stake out another reef in the South China Sea;
Washington, Taipei ink Coast Guard deal;
Growing calls to boycott the 2022 Beijing Olympics;
China builds its own digital currency;
Biden warns China is "racing ahead" on infrastructure