China Insider

China Insider | China Reacts to Fukushima Water Release, BRICS Expansion, and China’s Collapsing Economy

Senior Fellow and Director, China Center
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Shane Leary joins Miles Yu for a conversation on the Chinese Communist Party’s hysterical and hypocritical reaction to Japan releasing wastewater from the Fukushima incident into the ocean, and how Beijing’s actions backfired on the Chinese seafood industry. They then discuss the historic expansion of the BRICS and what this means for the international system. Finally, Miles offers his thoughts on the continuing downward spiral of the Chinese economy and its political implications for the regime.

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On multiple fronts—from ideology to the economy, to the military, to technology—the Chinese Communist Party presents the United States and its allies and partners with their most serious threat since the Cold War—maybe since World War II. What does the emerging consensus about the China challenge get right, and what is it missing? And what will it take to compete to win?

China Insider is a weekly podcast project from Hudson Institute's China Center, hosted by Miles Yu, who provides weekly news that mainstream American outlets often miss, as well as in-depth commentary and analysis on the China challenge and the free world’s future. To receive China Insider directly to your inbox, subscribe here.