December 10, 2020

Nato has joined US in regarding China as a ‘risk’ to security, US envoy says

Featuring Carisa Nietsche

Source: South China Morning Post

Journalist Jacob Fromer

America and its allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization arrived “late to the game” but now see clearly that China is a “risk”, Kay Bailey Hutchison, the US envoy to Nato, said on Wednesday, citing Beijing’s military build-up, its continued theft of intellectual property and its moves to stifle dissent in Hong Kong.

Her comments were the latest from a senior Trump administration official highlighting the intense US distrust towards China during the Xi Jinping era, and its persistent efforts to persuade allies to regard China and its Communist Part the same way.

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Authors

  • Carisa Nietsche

    Associate Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program

    Carisa Nietsche is the Associate Fellow for the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). She specializes in European security; China’s ...