POL101 Discussion Forum
Read the articles by Lee (2017) (Links to an external site.) and Gueorguiev (2017) (Links to an external site.) which are required reading for this week, as well as current news articles about Chinese president Xi Jinping. What appears to motivate Xi’s increasing power? What is he trying to accomplish? What are the implications of Xi’s ambitions for U.S. foreign policy? If you were a foreign policy advisor to the President of the United States, what recommendations would you make regarding the United States’ relations with China?
Be sure to post an initial, substantive response by Thursday at 11:59 p.m. MST and respond to two or more peers with substantive responses by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. MST. A substantive initial post answers the question presented completely and/or asks a thoughtful question pertaining to the topic. Substantive peer responses ask a thoughtful question pertaining to the topic and/or answers a question (in detail) posted by another student or the instructor.