A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Phillip Saunders Speaks at the China Card Conference
Phillip Saunders, Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, spoke on the “Strategic Issues: Myths, Worries, and Choices” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.
Phillip Saunders is Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the Institute for National Strategic Studies. Dr. Saunders served as Director of Studies for the Center for Strategic Research and has previously worked at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Dr. Saunders is co-author with David Gompert of The Paradox of Power: Sino-American Strategic Restraint in an Era of Vulnerability (2011) and co-editor with Andrew Scobell of PLA Influence on China’s National Security Policymaking (2015). He has published numerous articles and book chapters on China and Asian security issues in journals such as International Security, China Quarterly, and The China Journal.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.