May 22, 2024

How The U.S. Failed To Meet the China Challenge

It’s a rare subject of bipartisan agreement that China is the greatest strategic challenge facing the U.S., perhaps the greatest it has ever faced. And yet, despite a decade of admirations of both parties acknowledging the threat, we are woefully under-prepared for it. What can the next President learn from the mistakes of the recent past and how might he remedy them? On this episode of Free Expression from The Wall Street Journal podcast, Richard Fontaine and Robert Blackwill, foreign policy commentators and co-authors of a new book, “Lost Decade: The US Pivot to Asia and the Rise of Chinese Power” talk with Gerry Baker about what went wrong and how the next ad ministration must fix it.

Lost Decade: The U.S. Pivot to Asia and the Rise of Chinese Power is now available on Kindle. The book will be available in hardcover on June 11, 2024.

Listen to the full episode from The Wall Street Journal.

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