What China Really Wants at Home and Abroad
Jessica Chen Weiss, author of an intriguing new essay in Foreign Affairs, and Ali Wyne of the RAND Corporation join Deep Dish to discuss China’s vulnerabilities, including the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.
For each bold move abroad, from the Belt and Road Initiative to island building, China seems confronted with new vulnerabilities at home, including the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. Jessica Chen Weiss, author of an intriguing new essay in Foreign Affairs, and Ali Wyne of the Rand Corporation join Deep Dish to discuss what is intrinsic and what is incidental to Beijing’s ambitions.
About the Experts
Jessica Chen Weiss
Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University
Jessica Chen Weiss is Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Yale University and a research fellow at the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.
Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation
Ali Wyne is a Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation. He's also a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.
Vice President, Studies
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the Council's weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.