How Anti-Asian Discrimination Can Undermine America’s National Security

Anti-Asian violence is not an aberration just recently conjured up during the height of COVID. It’s a troubling phenomenon that runs through the course of U.S. history. And it threatens to surge again now — as politicians from both parties inflate the geopolitical threat from China.

We can counter and shape the challenges that the Chinese government poses without using demonizing language that stirs racial hatred and prejudice. Let’s stop pandering to those calling for a new endless Cold War with China, because that will lead to groupthink and policies that undermine our security.