Congressman Ro Khanna Articulates Vision for Peaceful Competition with the People’s Republic of China
Tue, 04/25/2023 – 09:07
Hoover Institution (Stanford, CA) – Ro Khanna, US Congressman representing Silicon Valley, addressed an audience of students and other members of the Stanford community about his vision for achieving level and fair competition with China, reducing tensions in Sino-American relations, deterring People’s Liberation Army (PLA) aggression against Taiwan, and rebuilding America’s manufacturing base.
The program was hosted in partnership between the Hoover Institution and Stanford’s Freeman Spogli Institute. After his remarks, Khanna engaged in a conversation with Amy Zegart and Michael McFaul, senior fellows in both sponsoring Institutions.
In Khanna’s perspective, the dominant narrative about US-China competition being a new Cold War clouds prospects of achieving a just and enduring peace. To achieve and sustain that ideal in the current global landscape, Khanna is advocating for a constructive rebalancing with China.
Khanna’s strategy is built on four guiding principles:
An economic reset to reduce trade deficits and tensions between the United States and China
Open lines of communication between policy and business leaders on both sides of the Sino-American relationship
Effective deterrence for the US military and its security partners, especially Taiwan
Respect for Asian partners …read more
Source:: Hoover Institution