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Bob Davis



Even after the spy balloon drama postponed his trip to China, Secretary of State Blinken said the U.S. “remains committed to diplomatic engagement with China” and emphasized the need to de-escalate tensions. But what exactly that de-escalation looks like is increasingly unclear. The U.S. is...

Keith Krach on Weaponizing Trust

The business veteran and former State Department official talks about pushing back against Huawei; 'tech statecraft'; and fighting back when the market is no longer free.

Robert Zoellick on Accepting China as It Is

The former U.S. Trade Representative, diplomat and World Bank president talks about his 40-year relationship with China, including refreshing the WTO deal; the danger of fortress economies; why engagement hasn't failed; and what he thinks about Xi Jinping.