Putin–Xi Call: Kremlin Claims Xi Endorses Putin’s Invasion; US Innovation Race Losing to China

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls Chinese leader Xi Jinping on his birthday. But the call might be a good thing for the Chinese leader. Now people are having their suspicion confirmed: China and Russia are in it together. But I think there is a more subtle reason why Putin called Xi Jinping. 

I got the chance to speak with Luke Livingston, director of the upcoming film “Innovation Race,” about the state of the U.S. competition with China—in particular, why innovation is key but the United States is not in the state to properly innovate. Why?