How coronavirus changes the political outlook in China and the U.S.

China’s role in the Covid-19 outbreak has elicited a growing backlash, including dueling campaign ads from Democrats and Republicans, writes Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, in a Washington Post op-ed. She lists how the pandemic will reshape China's domestic and international standing and how this will play out in U.S. elections.

"To analysts who thought the coronavirus would prove the CCP’s downfall, that view is almost certainly premature," she writes in the piece. "The success of China’s effort to halt the spread of the virus beyond Wuhan and Hubei has also built domestic confidence — and emboldened CCP nationalists and propagandists."

Read the story in the Washington Post.

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