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WTH is the China nightmare? Dan Blumenthal on the threat of a massively armed and decaying China, Covid and more
9th December 2020 • What the Hell Is Going On • American Enterprise Institute
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Will the Biden administration hold the tough Trump line on Beijing? Will the world hold China responsible for the Covid pandemic? And how does this all factor into Xi Jinping’s global ambitions?


AEI’s Dan Blumenthal, author of the newly released “The China Nightmare: The Grand Ambitions of a Decaying State” joined the show to explain the threat posed by a decaying but aggressive China. He discusses the Chinese Communist Party’s long-term goals, conflict with the US, the country’s authoritarian use of technology, and more.


Dan Blumenthal is a resident fellow and the director of Asian studies at AEI, where he focuses on East Asian security issues and Sino-American relations. He has served in and advised the US government on China issues for more than a decade.

Download the transcript here.