23 min

#122: A Grand Bargain between U.S. and China? Asia Rising

    • Politics

Can a grand bargain be reached between the United States and China? For the past 40 years the United States dominance of East Asia remained acknowledged and relatively uncontested, but now times have changed. China is a force to be reckoned with, and current American leadership can be seen as slightly ambivalent about challenging a change in the balance of power.

Guest:
Professor Nick Bisley (Head of School, Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University).

Book: After American Primacy Imagining the Future of Australia’s Defence, published by Melbourne University Press.

Recorded 26 April, 2019.

Can a grand bargain be reached between the United States and China? For the past 40 years the United States dominance of East Asia remained acknowledged and relatively uncontested, but now times have changed. China is a force to be reckoned with, and current American leadership can be seen as slightly ambivalent about challenging a change in the balance of power.

Guest:
Professor Nick Bisley (Head of School, Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University).

Book: After American Primacy Imagining the Future of Australia’s Defence, published by Melbourne University Press.

Recorded 26 April, 2019.

23 min

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