U.S. policy options toward China: Rule of law and democracy programs

hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on International ... Congress, second session, April 30, 1998 by United States

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Over the past few years, the United States’ approach to China has taken a hard-line turn, with the balance between cooperation and competition in the U.S.-Chinese relationship tilting sharply toward the latter.

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“But the range of options is far wider and includes diplomatic, economic, technological, symbolic, overt and covert means of exercising American power. As Dr. Kori Schake points out in her thoughtful lead essay, for more than four decades, many U.S.

policy and business elites held the view that economic integration would have a tractor beam-like effect on China, gradually and inexorably pulling the Communist Party of China (CCP) into the orbit of the liberal international order.

This was, in Schake’s words, “a flabby argument,” and.Until Taiwanese identity was consolidated and fully debated, Taiwan was unable to choose a consistent economic policy toward China because most of the discussion was not focused on whether opening trade and investment with China would bring about more jobs or more equity in society, but was much more about Taiwan's political future and who Taiwanese are as a people.

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