US State Department Director of Policy Planning Kiron Skinner trod dangerous ground when she spoke about the challenge the US perceives from China, Ankit Panda writes. Photo: Twitter
Ankit Panda
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Ankit Panda

‘Declining’ US should reject race-based thinking and embrace innovation to compete with China

  • Ankit Panda writes that the prospect of a ‘civilisational clash’ with China should not underpin US foreign policy

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US State Department Director of Policy Planning Kiron Skinner trod dangerous ground when she spoke about the challenge the US perceives from China, Ankit Panda writes. Photo: Twitter
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Chi Wang
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Chi Wang

Culture and race can’t be ignored in US-China rivalry – American official Kiron Skinner is right

  • A State Department official criticised for highlighting these factors in calling China an unprecedented threat to the US has, in fact, put her finger on the root of the problem – America doesn’t understand China, and its policy is the poorer for it

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