Tag: Julie Smith

Julie Smith writes with Laura Rosenberger in Newsweek: “While the U.S. Sits Back, China Is Using Covid-19 to Cozy Up to Europe”

“As the world has grappled with COVID-19, China has sought to leverage the crisis for geopolitical advantage. To do so, China isn’t relying on the traditional forms of statecraft, such as diplomacy. Instead, it is pairing highly publicized aid with public bullying, bombastic rhetoric and outright coercion. “We have spent …

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Julie Smith quoted in Business Insider article, “The Coronavirus Pandemic Could Leave ‘A Profound Economic Impact’ On the Pentagon”

“‘The bigger question among Democrats that we haven’t sorted out… is to determine exactly what to do with the defense budget,’ with different camps advocating freezing, reducing, or imposing drastic cuts, said Julianne Smith, a foreign-policy adviser to former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, at the …

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