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Tue, Dec 22, 2020

An EU-China investment deal is near—but is it ‘worth having?’

If signed, the CAI represents another major achievement for China in carving out an economic space for itself in the face of acrimonious contention with the United States, following last month’s signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership with other Asian nations.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Mon, Dec 21, 2020

Nurkin in Defense News on loyal wingman technology

Forward Defense non-resident senior fellow Tate Nurkin writes in Defense News on the importance of advancing loyal wingman technology.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Technologies

Mon, Dec 21, 2020

Mulder featured in DOD Reads on “Battlegrounds”

On December 21, Forward Defense senior military fellow Lt Col Christopher Mulder’s book review on H.R. McMaster’s “Battlegrounds” was featured in DOD Reads.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Cybersecurity

Sun, Dec 20, 2020

China’s Xi rushes to close EU investment deal ahead of Biden inauguration

President Xi isn’t willing to hit the pause button to provide President-elect Biden time and space to assemble his China team, reach out to allies, and frame his strategy. He won’t do so on trade and investment, nor will he do so in his efforts to crack down on political dissent at home.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China East Asia

Fri, Dec 18, 2020

Kroenig and Ashford discuss a cyberattack on the US government, top global trends and events in 2020

On December 18, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss the cyberattack on the US government, top global trends and events in 2020, and the US-China rivalry.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Coronavirus

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

To grow jobs, Washington must fight for US companies abroad

To expect US companies to match China’s resources and withstand its tactics without the full support of the US government is a farce. Washington needs a new approach—one that gives US companies a fair shot without adopting China’s style of state control or offering handouts to domestic companies.

New Atlanticist by Grant T. Harris

China Economy & Business
cctv building china

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

Countering Chinese disinformation reports

A series of reports on countering Chinese disinformation campaigns around the globe from the Digital Forensic Research Lab and Asia Security Initiative, housed in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Digital Forensic Research Lab

China Digital Policy

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

Countering China’s crackdown on Hong Kong

The implementation of the national security law has stifled the democratic movement in Hong Kong. This action sparked a series of democratic protests that China quickly attempted to dismantle—alarming observers worldwide. Can democracies mitigate the impact of the new national security laws on Hong Kong? Should Chine face penalties from the international community? Or will aligned democracies fail to defend other vulnerable democratic nations against Chinese malign influence?

Issue Brief by Anna Downs and Ash Jain

China Civil Society

Wed, Dec 16, 2020

Dealmaking with China amid global economic uncertainty: Opportunities, risks, and recommendations for Latin America and the Caribbean

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic is exerting extraordinary pressure on Latin American and Caribbean economies with reverberations that will be felt for years to come. October estimates point to a 8.1 percent contraction of regional GDP this year, accompanied by a 23 percent reduction in exports. Between January and May, Latin American and Caribbean exports to […]

In-Depth Research & Reports by Sergio Ley López and Salvador Suárez Zaizar

Americas China

Sat, Dec 12, 2020

Burrows and Manning in The Hill: 6 policy don’ts for Joe Biden

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business