International Security & Foreign Policy

Countering Chinese and Russian Wedge Strategies

Grant Year: 2019

David Wallsh, Andrew Taffer, Nilanthi Samaranayake, and Jeffrey Edmonds will research and write a monograph examining how China and Russia have sought to use “wedge strategies” to weaken or dissolve U.S. alliances and partnerships. They will undertake historical analysis of wedge strategies pursued by great powers, assess the effectiveness of wedge strategies employed by China and Russia, and identify potential responses by the United States.

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