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Nina Hachigian was a guest blogger on The Diplomat’s blog China Power.

Every year, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs conducts a survey of US opinion on foreign affairs. This year, they asked quite a few questions about China, with the subsequent report summarizing US public attitudes on China as the following:

  • More than two-thirds think that the United States should undertake friendly cooperation and engagement with China rather than actively work to limit the growth of China’s power.
  • While Americans don’t see the rise of China as highly threatening at this point, they are keeping a watchful eye on it, showing some concern about economic relations and hedging against a potential future military threat.
  • Three-quarters of Americans believe it’s likely that someday China’s economy will grow to be as large as the U.S. economy.

Read more here.

This article was originally published in The Diplomat.

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