Bowdoins Christopher Heurlin quoted in Al Jazeera article on US-China relations
Bowdoins Christopher Heurlin quoted in Al Jazeera article on US-China relations

Bowdoins Christopher Heurlin quoted in Al Jazeera article on US-China relations

Christopher Heurlin

Heurlin, professor i government and Asian studies, the Qatar-based media reported that Beijing could gain some diplomatic advantage from the crisis. “A big hope for the Chinese is that the conflict in Ukraine will draw US attention and US resources away from the Asia-Pacific region.”

If China aims to prolong the war in Ukraine, Heurlin said, the prospect of US sanctions against China is a real possibility. “But,” he adds, “it’s much more difficult simply because of the much greater economic ties that the United States has with China. It’s clear that there are far more companies in the United States doing business with China. It would do. it’s much more expensive to try to link our economic relations to foreign policy. ” Read more.

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