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RESCHEDULED PROGRAM Great Decisions - China & America: The New Geopolitical Equation

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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?