In his new book, Stronger: Adapting America’s China Strategy in an Era of Competitive Interdependence, Ryan Hass examines the relative advantages of the United States as he considers U.S.-China relations. While competition will remain the defining trait of the relationship, both countries will be affected, positively and negatively, by their ability to work together to address global challenges that neither can solve on their own. The United States will be more successful in outpacing China economically and outshining it in matters of governance if it focuses improving the situation at home rather than on trying to impede China.

On April 19, 2021, the National Committee held a virtual program with Ryan Hass of the Brookings Institution, in which he provided an analysis of how the United States might productively approach its relationship with China.

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