Can the United States and China continue to build mutual trust through increased military exchanges? According to Wu Zurong, recent developments have boosted military-to-military relations between the two countries, but more must be done to reaffirm US claims that it has no intention of containing China.
Japan and the United States are competing for a dominant role in the Asia-Pacific, as the negotiations over the TPP ad the new Japan-US defense guidelines inflame tensions in the bilateral relationship, writes Liu Junhong.
Threat perception is leading to a security crisis in East Asia. Zhang Tuosheng suggests six steps for reducing misperceptions and stemming the crisis.
As heads of state from across Africa convene in Washington, D.C. this week for the 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Robert Rotberg discusses the uphill battle the United States has to gain influence on a continent where China has a dominant foothold.
How can the Obama administration improve U.S.-China relations while applying greater pressure on North Korea? As Doug Bandow explains, this will be a difficult endeavor and require compromises from both nations.
Challenging as it is, the creation of a new type of major-country relationship will provide a constructive model for future relations between rising powers and incumbent powers, writes Fu Mengzi.
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