Amidst rising U.S.-China tensions, General George Casey, the retired four-star US Army general, and Cornell professor sees a growing need to continue dialogue on how best to maintain the US-China relationship. He says that those who worry about a “modern Cold War” should know that China is not an existential threat to the US. Instead, the two countries should focus on their areas of common interest to find momentum in restabilizing the relationship.
More in Part One: Walking in Their Shoes.
China-US Focus Editor-At-Large James Chau sits down with General George Casey Jr., the retired four-star general who served 41 years in the US Army and is currently a Cornell professor. Together, they discussed the current state of the US-China relationship, and how both countries can take steps towards deescalating tensions to ensure a peaceful future. General Casey served as the 36th Chief of Staff of the US Army and commanding general of the multinational forces in Iraq, and now teaches government classes at Cornell University.