Monday, March 22, 2021

China and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century

It is impossible to understand the world today, without understanding China, the US China relationship and China's relationship to the rest of the world

Most of you have heard about the Butterfly Effect. The butterfly flapping its wings can impact events thousands of miles away. It may take a very long time, but the connection is real and If the butterfly had not flapped its wings at just the right point in space/time, the weather might have changed dramatically.

Regardless of your politics, the actions of the Trump administration with respect to China impacted the world. Trump relationship with Xi Jin Ping and internal conflict within the administration all shaped the world we wake up in every day

How that policy came to be, how the Biden administration might change it and and what really are the option going forward all all part of Josh Rogin’s book Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century.

My conversation with Josh Rogin: