Avoiding the China Trap (Robert Wright & Jessica Chen Weiss)
1:31 What does America not understand about China – and vice versa?
6:14 Signs of Chinese discontent with Xi Jinping
9:41 How the focus on “beating China” distracts the US from other priorities
17:01 Is the US making conflict over Taiwan more likely?
29:01 Jessica: The threat to American democracy comes from within, not from China
41:48 The roots of China’s growing assertiveness on the world stage
53:00 What US and Chinese foreign policy (unfortunately) have in common
Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Jessica Chen Weiss (Cornell University). Recorded September 28, 2022.
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