August 27, 2021

Forging a Transatlantic Approach to China (Part 2), with Mikko Huotari and Marietje Schaake

By Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Jim Townsend, Mikko Huotari and Marietje Schaake

How can transatlantic partners bolster their economic security and effectively compete for tech leadership vis-à-vis China? Mikko Huotari and Marietje Schaake join Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the current state of U.S.-European alignment in their approaches to China in the economic and technological realms.

Mikko Huotari is the Executive Director of the Mercator Institute for China Studies. His research focuses on China’s foreign policy, China-Europe relations and global economic governance and competition. He has published on China’s rise as a financial power, trade and investment relations with Europe as well as on geopolitical shifts related to China's emergence as a global security actor.

Marietje Schaake is the international policy director at Stanford University’s Cyber Policy Center and international policy fellow at Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. Between 2009 and 2019, Marietje served as a Member of European Parliament for the Dutch liberal democratic party where she focused on trade, foreign affairs and technology policies.

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