Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Unresolved - The Techonomic Cold War With China
Airs Sunday, March 24, 2019, at 6 p.m. President Xi Jinping has made it clear: When it comes to big data, advanced weaponry, and other innovations in tech and AI, China has plans to surpass the United States as the world’s next techonomic superpower. But between the trade war with the U.S., the ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, and an array of domestic challenges, are China’s goals outpacing its capacity? Or is China building and investing in strategic partnerships that will push the country toward global dominance? The debaters are Ian Bremmer, Michèle Flournoy, Yasheng Huang, Parag Khanna, and Susan Thornton.