The Chinese Economic Threat

Workers rope a container ship at a port in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, February 11, 2020. (China Daily via Reuters)
As Sino–American relations continue to deteriorate, liberal democracies need to unite against China’s ever-expanding economic influence.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O ver the past few months, the United States and China have clashed over technology, territory, economics, and political influence. The Trump administration has imposed a series of sanctions against the CCP’s mistreatment of the Uighurs in Xinjiang. The president has also signed the Hong Kong Autonomy Act, condemning the methodical dismemberment of Hong Kong’s democratic protests. When China responded with an oppressive “security” law, the White House proposed a bill punishing a long list of CCP officials and ending preferential trade treatment for Hong Kong. Last week, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control prevented the Xinjiang Production and

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