Dan Kliman joins Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss the evolving nature of China’s relationship with Europe, how the Belt-and-Road Initiative is challenging the Transatlantic Partnership, and what the United States and NATO allies can do to counteract its regional and global influence. Dr. Kliman explains how China is dividing Europe and undercutting the crucial cohesion the continent will require to challenge China’s rise as an economic and strategic competitor. 5G is just one component in China’s drive to change the international model, legitimize autocracy, and put democracies on their back feet.
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