Authors: Bob Sorensen
Publication Date: March 2021
Length: 3 pages
As the world’s two largest economies and recognized world-class science and technology (S&T) developers, China and the United States are aware of how important technological prowess has become in projecting geopolitical leadership from an economic and national security perspective, and each place significant weight on national S&T polices to help ensure those ends.
Recently, the leadership of both China and the United States had occasion to make public their longterm strategic S&T visions:
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