Explore U.S. foreign policy and global affairs with experts from Wisconsin universities and beyond. Part of the Great Decisions World Education Program. Co-sponsored by the American Association of University Women Sheboygan. Optional briefing books available for check out or purchase at the second-floor Research Desk at Mead Library.
China & America: The New Geopolitical Equation with Martin Farrell, Retired Professor, Ripon College
In the last 15 years, China has implemented a wide-ranging strategy of economic outreach and expansion of all its national capacities, including military and diplomat capacities. Where the U.S. has taken a step back from multilateral trade agreements, China has made inroads. What are Beijing's geopolitical objectives? What leadership and political conditions in each society underlie growing Sino-American tensions? What policies might Washington adopt to address this circumstance?