I've been saying this for years: American high school students need to have Chinese and calculus if we want to succeed in the market against the Chinese. They seem to know this too. Here's the latest report on what China sees as the inevitable decline of the US.
We should have a say about this decline, but I'm beginning to believe we don't really care.
Addressing U.S.-China Strategic Distrust - Brookings Institution
Here's a link to the NYTimes story on this report.