ChinaTalk: Superpower Showdown and Tale of a Trade War

By Jordan Schneider
Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 12:54 PM

Lingling Wei and Ben Davis of the WSJ discuss their new book Superpower Showdown. We dive deep into the personal dynamics within the Xi and Trump administrations as well as what the twists and turns over the past few years reveal about the US-China relationship.

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Intro music: Madlib, Distant Land

Outtro music: Senior PRC official Liao Min recording back in the early 1990s during his days as a PKU grad student, 的青春