On July 8, Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow Mir Sadat gave a lecture for The Institute of World Politics titled “A Space Vision To Guide America’s Strategic Competition with China.” In this lecture, Sadat discusses the modern space race with China, and the high-stakes economic consequences of this competition.

When we talk about confronting China, we are not saying we are confronting the people of China [or] China’s culture or Chinese civilization…we are talking about the regime in China.

Mir Sadat
Forward Defense

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