Recent proposals for China to adopt an ‘alignment policy’ are strengthening as the United States continues its rebalancing strategy and return to Asia. However, Ma Shikun argues China should not abandon its nonalignment stance points out how the policy has contributed to China’s successful gains in recent years.
Ending the crisis in South Sudan will not only enhance benefits for Chinese economic interests, but will also be crucial for defending the US diplomatic reputation and strategic purpose in the region, writes He Wenping.
Feng Zhaokui writes that to resolve the escalating tension between China and Japan, we must safeguard the results of the world’s anti-fascist war and observe the 1978 Treaty of Peace and Friendship between China and Japan.
Reconstruction of Afghanistan may be an important field of cooperation in the progression of Sino-US relations. While there are many areas of cooperation, Shao Yuqun also explains some areas of tension.
The China-US Asia-Pacific Consultations held in Beijing this week was inaugurated in 2011 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to reflect the commitment by the two nations’ leaders to build a positive, cooperative and comprehensive relationship. The proper phrase for which is building a new type of major country relationship. However, rhetoric and policies in Washington often do not reflect such a goal.
In an excerpt from an article to be published in the first issue of the 2014 Fudan American Review, Cui Liru examines the United States’ rebalance to the Asia-Pacific and explains why China has become its strategic competitor in the region.
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