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A Discussion On Economic Statecraft With Keith Krach And H.R. McMaster

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to cripple economies around the world, the US-China relationship becomes more strained. The economic security of America hinges largely on working with partners and allies toward developing strategic competition with China and combatting malign economic aggression. The current health crisis has put a spotlight on the broader implications of supply chain vulnerabilities and the need to shift toward a more offensive policy to protect American interests. Having an understanding of how China views the world and its place in it should determine western policy moving forward.

Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy

China’s 3 Part Strategy

Under Secretary Krach describes China’s three-part strategy of concealment, coercion and co-option with Ambassador William A. Heidt, of the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy.

Hudson Institute Supplying Vital Equipment for COVID-19

Supplying Vital Equipment for COVID-19

One of the other things that we’re really focused on is bringing the PPE and the medicines over from overseas, and working with companies like FedEx and UPS and Delta. We’re bringing literally plane loads over. So, we’re working directly with FEMA. Our embassies have been great in terms of looking all over the place for these vital supplies so we can feed them in. That’s really a vital link.

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Letter to the Editor: Public Service Is Worth More Than a Billion: Keith Krach

To the Editor: Re Ben Stupples’s story, “State Department Official Becomes Billionaire on DocuSign Stake” (April 17): The article says that as the former CEO of DocuSign and current Undersecretary of State, I had become a billionaire as a result of DocuSign’s recent runup in stock price and “benefited from a pandemic that’s left millions of Americans unemployed.” To be clear: it simply is not true.

 
 
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US Warns Against China Leadership of Intellectual Property Watchdog

Top American officials are warning that the ability to protect intellectual property is under a grave threat if a Chinese-backed candidate becomes the new director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a self-funding agency of the United Nations that handles patents, trademarks and industrial designs.

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US-Led Initiative Aims to Make Mark on Global Infrastructure Development

WHITE HOUSE – Can a conscientious private sector in Western countries counter China’s trillion-dollar “One Belt, One Road” initiative (OBOR) that is generously financed by state-owned banks and companies, often criticized for pushing recipient countries into debt and known for few controls on corruption and environmental destruction?