1 hr 27 min

Richard Fontaine on CNAS and US-China ChinaTalk

    • Politics

Richard Fontaine, CEO of CNAS, discusses what it's like to run what very well may be the hottest think tank in the Asia policy game (full disclosure: I'm a CNAS adjunct). 
We get into Biden and Asia and how the new president's foreign policy team will prioritize what they want to get out of the US-China relationship. We also touch on the biggest argument Richard's had with current senior DoD official and former CNAS VP Ely Ratner, what he's learned from looking at China questions with Silicon Valley luminaries, why he'd like to do more faith-centered studies of foreign policy, what fiction he's reading...and if you stick around until the end of the show we get into export controls!
Subscribe to https://www.thewirechina.com/ and use the code ChinaTalk21 for 25% off.
Please consider supporting ChinaTalk at www.glow.fm/chinatalk
Ad music: Oddissee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx4FrSkuPsE
Outtro music (after all the complaints about Bruce Springsteen  you get two tracks this week...)
爆音BOOM《变》https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKjmqMAlmhk
PG One 不可说 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kw0cnP4fbo
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Richard Fontaine, CEO of CNAS, discusses what it's like to run what very well may be the hottest think tank in the Asia policy game (full disclosure: I'm a CNAS adjunct). 
We get into Biden and Asia and how the new president's foreign policy team will prioritize what they want to get out of the US-China relationship. We also touch on the biggest argument Richard's had with current senior DoD official and former CNAS VP Ely Ratner, what he's learned from looking at China questions with Silicon Valley luminaries, why he'd like to do more faith-centered studies of foreign policy, what fiction he's reading...and if you stick around until the end of the show we get into export controls!
Subscribe to https://www.thewirechina.com/ and use the code ChinaTalk21 for 25% off.
Please consider supporting ChinaTalk at www.glow.fm/chinatalk
Ad music: Oddissee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cx4FrSkuPsE
Outtro music (after all the complaints about Bruce Springsteen  you get two tracks this week...)
爆音BOOM《变》https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKjmqMAlmhk
PG One 不可说 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kw0cnP4fbo
Get bonus content on Patreon
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1 hr 27 min