A Destabilizing Force

By J. Randy Forbes

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) is the Chairman of the House Armed Services Seapower & Projection Forces Subcommittee and Co-Chairman of the Congressional China Caucus.

Republican Congressman Randy Forbes believes China’s assertive behavior in Asia is destabilizing the region. Forbes explained why he takes this position in an interview with The Cipher Brief.

The Cipher Brief: How would you assess the current state of the U.S.-China relationship, especially following President Xi Jinping’s visit? 

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