As U.S. and China spiral toward strife, they give diplomatic peace a chance

June 21, 2023

High-level dialogue is fine, said Elbridge Colby. But what’s not fine, in his view, is the U.S. chasing after détente, on terms chosen by China.  “I’m actually quite concerned,” Colby told CBC News in an interview.


Elbridge Colby is co-founder and principal of The Marathon Initiative, a policy initiative focused on developing strategies to prepare the United States for an era of sustained great power competition.