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Peak China and the Lessons of the Cold War (with Hal Brands and Michael Beckley)

August 11, 2022

Episode Notes

While Eliot is away on vacation, Eric hosts authors Hal Brands and Michael Beckley whose new book, Danger Zone: The Coming Conflict with China, drops next week. They discuss the concept of “peak China,” why conflict with China may be coming sooner than we think, and what lessons for strategic competition with China we can learn from the U.S.-Soviet Cold War experience, and they evaluate the Biden team’s approach to China.

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