The U.S., China, and the Contest for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Chinese Communist Party believes the world has entered a period of “great changes unseen in a century,” including a “shift in the balance of power between the U.S. and China” at the onset of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

That assessment came from the Brookings Institute, a centrist think tank, delivered to members of the U.S. Senate during a recent hearing. Here are the Institute’s recommendations to build resiliency and competitiveness against the China challenge — from auditing the supply chain, to mandating a national strategy, to facilitating high-skilled immigration. 8/11/2020