About the Episode
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's controversial Taiwan trip came amid increasingly harsh warnings of retaliations from Beijing and escalating US-China tensions. Nonresident Senior Fellow Paul Heer joins Deep Dish to argue the importance of engagement with China as a necessary component of US foreign policy. If we do not pursue it, he says, we are missing opportunities for a more peaceful coexistence between both countries and the world.
Matt Abbott joins WGN-TV to talk about Speaker Pelosi's historic visit to Taiwan and why it has China making threats against the U.S.
If the United States and China are competing over global public opinion, who’s winning, and where?
Public surveys about Taiwan's willingness to fight an invasion by China don't reveal as much as one might think.
A February 2019 poll found most Americans describe the United States and China as rivals (63%) rather than partners (32%).