A U.S. ‘Ships Act’ Would Break China’s Control of the Seas

This opinion piece originally appeared in The New York Times on October 3, 2022.  By Michael Roberts. Soon after President Xi Jinping of China took power, he instructed top Communist Party leaders in a 2013 speech to turn the country into a “maritime superpower.” China already has the world’s largest navy, though its ability to contend with U.S. […]