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University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

Asia-Pacific and the Rise of China

China’s rise as an advanced technological, innovation, and industrial powerhouse is one of the most profound developments of the 21st century and promises to reshape the global economic and technological order. IGCC research explores the implications of China’s rise and shifting geopolitical dynamics in Asia for the economic competitiveness and national security of the United States and the rest of the world. Our analysis and engagement spans geoeconomics, geopolitics, national security, the environment, defense modernization, technology, and innovation.