We think this is our best Cosmopolicast yet.
Inspired by Adam Garfinkle’s debate with Vivek Kelkar about China, the 7th Fleet, and the future of US power, we brought Adam on the podcast to discuss this. Henry Hill joined us. Is Chinese global hegemony inevitable? Vivek says yes. Adam says no. Who’s right?
We ask what the Chinese regime is really all about: Is it Marxist? Leninist? Maoist? Neo-totalitarian? Revanchist? Nationalist? Imperialist? How well does the West understand China? How well does China understand the West? What does China want? When does China want it? What should we do about it? Who would win a war for Taiwan? What would happen if the US didn’t fight—or lost? Is the US overreacting?