Lawmakers from both parties have backed the Biden administration's threat to impose sanctions on China if it bolsters Russia's military. But Beijing is a greater threat to our security and economy than Moscow could ever be—and has committed a long series of human rights abuses. So why has the U.S. barely used sanctions against China, especially compared to its actions vis-à-vis Russia due to its invasion of Ukraine?
It's not that we haven't tried to slow the flow of American money and technology to China. It's just that we haven't tried very hard.