CGTN: The latest reason to fear China: PhD graduates

My latest editorial for CGTN analyzes why China has shot past the U.S. in awarding doctoral degrees in STEM fields, and why the gap is expected to increase in the coming years.

What is happening in China is no accident. Remember that over the past couple of decades – while America has been engaging in seemingly never-ending wars and wasting trillions of dollars in the process – China has been investing intentionally in making its nation stronger. Enhancing education, most notably at the university level, is one of the shining examples in this effort.

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