April 7, 2020

A New World

Post-Coronavirus Power Shifts

How will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the global balance of power?

What will it take to restore international cooperation?

A new economy is being forged in crisis, as a world still recovering from the Great Recession grapples with a once-in-a-century pathogen. The global response—hampered by rising distrust in institutions—has exposed our vulnerabilities.

After early cover-ups, China successfully contained the virus in a “people’s war” that demonstrates the resilience of its governance model. Western democracies are struggling, for the most part, to emulate China’s apparent success.

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Past conversations

April 21, 2020

Risks of

US-China ‘Decoupling’

The US-China trade war has morphed into a tech war, a talent war, and an investment war. Now, a new battlefront has…