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An Allied Plan to Depend Less on China

| Apr. 30, 2020

The U.S., Australia, Japan and India already have a forum for coordination.

The Covid-19 pandemic is prompting reconsideration of issues that were thought to be settled. One is the wisdom of China as a hub in vital supply chains, a reality driven by cost considerations and the belief that integrating China into the global economy would moderate Beijing’s behavior. Unfortunately, China hasn’t moderated. Beijing has been an unreliable supplier that pressures trading partners.

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For Academic Citation: Dobriansky, Paula.“An Allied Plan to Depend Less on China.” The Wall Street Journal, April 30, 2020.