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Could the U.S. Lose Its Leadership in Science and Technology to China?

Could the U.S. Lose Its Leadership in Science and Technology to China?

Video Channel: Council on Foreign Relations

U.S. leadership in science and technology is at risk. As a percent of GDP, the United States is at one of its lowest levels of public funding for R\u0026D spending since before World War II. Meanwhile, China has increased its funding in science and technology ten-fold. In a time of rapid technological change, can the United States keep up?

This video highlights the Council on Foreign Relations–sponsored Independent Task Force on the future of U.S. innovation. Learn more here and read the report, \"Innovation and National Security: Keeping Our Edge.\"

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