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Weekly Video: China

by Toni Johnson
August 22, 2012

China’s trade practices and its growing prominence as a major economy have been a major focus for voters and presidential candidates. In the week’s video, CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy, who sat down for us back in January, discusses China’s rising global influence, increasing assertiveness, and upcoming leadership transition, which she says may pose significant challenges for the next U.S. president. Watch below:


You can watch the video directly on YouTube here as well as find a list of all our other campaign videos here.

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