This perspective is from Democracy Digest:
A bipartisan policy must take shape for the United States to “out-compete” China, U.S. Democratic Senator Chris Coons told Reuters on Friday.
“Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party are convinced that America’s in decline, that the United States and our system are broken and weakening,” he said referring to China’s leader. “It’s up to us to show that they are vibrant and strong and capable of solving problems.”
And if democratic countries cannot agree on common rules in the digital realm, China could end up setting the rules for large swathes of the world. The result would be a technosphere engineered for the comfort and support of autocracies, The Economist adds.
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