Ma Shikun addresses China’s political and economic concerns over the United States’ “return to Asia Pacific” strategy. This unease centers around three factors: U.S. military deployments targeting China, U.S. collaboration with Shinzo Abe and Benigno S. Aquino III, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Shao criticized the US media and Embassy’s responses to the recent terrorist attack in Kunming. He explained why the Chinese were angry about the Embassy’s statement, and what could the US learn from this diplomatic blunder.
As the new U.S. Ambassador to China, former Senator Max Baucus takes leadership over a prominent and historically significant foreign policy position.
Jin Canrong and Dong Chunling trace 35 years of Sino-US relations, and forecast opportunities for future cooperation in a new major power relationship.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with the political support of right wing conservative forces, is seeking to amend Article 9 of the Constitution, which stipulates that Japan is no longer able to maintain a standing army, navy and air force, and forfeits all rights to belligerency.
For the United States and China, building a new model of major power relations will hinge upon their success or failure in pursuing peaceful, constructive interactions in the Asia-Pacific region over the long term. As Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi put it on a recent trip to the United States, “this journey may well start from the Asia-Pacific region.”
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