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America's Fatal Flaw in its Competition With China Is Thinking Militarily, Not Economically

Jennifer M. Harris | Posted 11.13.2016 | Home
Jennifer M. Harris

Washington still reaches too quickly for its gun over its purse to solve problems abroad. With the notable exception of sanctions, the U.S. still debates its largest geostrategic challenges in overwhelmingly politico-military terms. But this is the era of geoeconomic statecraft, and the contest for leadership in Asia is being waged in primarily economic terms.