Will China 'weaponize' its U.S. debt holdings? | Video Explainer | SupChina

Will China ‘weaponize’ its U.S. debt holdings?

Lucas Niewenhuis explains why China doesn’t want its currency to strengthen, and why it wouldn’t take the “nuclear option” of selling all of its U.S. Treasury holdings.

China vs. the U.S. Treasury: Why Beijing won’t use the ‘nuclear option’ of selling American debt

Also see:

The ‘debt-trap diplomacy’ debate: Are China’s loans predatory?

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Lucas Niewenhuis

Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.

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