"Bill Holstein nails it. This is exactly the right book at the right time. Holstein knows because he has spent decades observing events closely around the world and interpreting them especially in terms of what they mean for real people in America. His observations are deeply insightful and U.S. leaders need to pay attention to his suggestions. The book is also a fun read."
-Clyde Prestowitz, veteran trade negotiator and author, The World Turned Upside Down: America, China, and the Struggle for Global Leadership.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus demonstrated how deeply interwoven our societies have become, yet we have failed to understand the Chinese Communist system and its values. The Chinese Communist Party have taken advantage of the worldwide pandemic to push their agenda and their interests far more aggressively than at any point in the "engagement" we have had with them for some forty years. I was there in southern China when it started.