Amid unprecedented tension between China and the United States, what can be done to put relations on a better footing?

By bringing together Chinese and American experts, the podcast provides a platform for joint and frank conversation about the evolution of a relationship that is vital to global security and economic prosperity.

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After a short break to get past the US elections and see in the Administration of President Joe Biden, the US-China Conversation is back. In this fourth episode, HD’s Asia Director, Michael Vatikiotis, a veteran former journalist, discusses the escalating war over technology. Concerns about intellectual property and national security have begun to divide the tech world into two spheres, sometimes referred to as de-coupling. To discuss this emerging ‘techno-Cold-War’ Ms Lindsey Sheppard, Fellow, International Security Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington and Dr. Yu Yang, Assistant Professor at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences at Tsinghua University engage in a lively conversation about how to prevent further escalation and better manage concerns about technology and national security.