Bad Idea: Competing with China (without Knowing What Winning Looks Like)
December 21, 2018
Today, the world seems awash in bad ideas. This abundance of bad ideas is compounded every day by new ‘bad’ ideas, many of which seem to come in the form of pithy 280-character snack-bites—every bit the intellectual empty calories as the holiday candy we are preparing to consume in truly American portions.
Amid this growing competition for bad ideas, one seems to stand out: competing with China without knowing what winning looks like.
This piece was published as part of the Defense360
John Schaus is a fellow with the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.