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Tom Plate
Opinion

Opinion

Tom Plate

Why China and the US need to worry about the war on think tanks and free thought

  • Xi Jinping’s discomfort with the pluralism of think tanks is matched by the US distrust of Confucius Institutes and Chinese students
  • Policy intellectuals are increasingly needed in a complex world, and it is the high responsibility of Beijing and Washington to keep the conversation flowing

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