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Lauren Dickey

Lauren Dickey is a research associate for U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations.

Military Force Alone Can’t Deter China’s Expansionism

The U.S. must use its economic levers, especially trade, to parry Beijing’s territory-building.


Are the Chinese Failing To Equip Their Infantry?

Beijing is paying considerably more attention to platform and weapons development than it is to how well it outfits its individual soldiers. By Lauren Dickey and Emerson Brooking