Assessing the deterioration in China–U.S. relations: U.S. governmental perspectives on the economic-security nexus

  title={Assessing the deterioration in China–U.S. relations: U.S. governmental perspectives on the economic-security nexus},
  author={Rosemary Foot and Amy King},
  journal={China International Strategy Review},
  • R. Foot, A. King
  • Published 1 June 2019
  • Political Science
  • China International Strategy Review
This article argues that the nexus between economic and security issues is a crucial cause of the deterioration in the U.S.–China relationship, which commenced around the mid-2010s. It outlines two strands of that nexus as enacted in the policies of the Obama and Trump administrations: (1) China’s advances in acquiring and developing new technologies that have significant commercial and military value; and (2) the economic and legal instruments and policies the United States has adopted in the… 
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