Tag Archives: China-US Relations

Biden in Beijing for Candid Talks with Chinese Leaders
Following Vice President Joe Biden’s trip to Beijing, Wang Wenfeng reflects upon the US perception of China’s newly-established Air Defense Identification Zone and lays out four positive signals from the visit.
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Biased Mediation Bound to Fail on ADIZ Disputes
While Vice President Joe Biden’s trip to Asia began with trepidation, Yang Xiyu points out that constructive discourse and a close relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping allowed both leaders to focus on cooperation, rather than confrontation.
Managing Differences Constructively
The title of this essay is taken from what the US Vice President Joe Biden addressed when he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on December 4, 2013. If this was what meant, it looks that the VP and the US are getting more mature. Even if this didn't tell all truth, it still illustrated where the US was acceptable, as the sole superpower in the world, in dealing with all sorts of delicate international issues, writes Shen Dingli.
Sharing A Great Responsibility
China, US are obliged to deepen cooperation and intensify exchanges to build a new model of major-country relations, writes Shen Dingli.
Why the “Soft Imperialism” of Susan Rice’s “America’s Future in Asia” is Wrong
Focusing on America’s confident assertion of “exceptionalism,” Stephen Harner examines a recent address by National Security Advisor Susan Rice and points out how American exceptionalism is in direct conflict with Asian society and culture, threatening future cooperation in the region.
Biden’s 330-Minute Balancing Act in China
As he travels through Asia, Biden is pushing countries in the region to not free ride on American security but rather collectively develop a more stable and resilient infrastructure to handle crises, writes Steve Clemons.
The Implications of Improved Cross-Strait Relations for US Arms Sale to Taiwan
So long as the overall strength of the mainland continues to grow and cross-strait relations continue to improve, the day will come when the U.S. and Taiwan have to decide whether arms deals are still needed, writes Zhou Bo.
Deepening Social Engagement for New Model of Sino-US Relationship
Last week, Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice Prime Minister Liu Yandong hosted the High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange. This conference symbolizes the deepening ties between the U.S. and China as the numbers of social, cultural and educational exchanges continue to grow along with political ones.
Rebalance 2.0 on Its Way
After a few months of maintaining a low profile in its rebalance to the Asia-Pacific, the Obama administration appears to be revitalizing this initiative, writes Yang Wenjing.
The Motivations for China’s New Periphery Strategy
In the past year, China’s new administration has taken steps to improve regional ties in Asia by perusing an active peripheral diplomatic strategy. The multiple visits by President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang demonstrate this. Chen Jimin explains three reasons why China is choosing to explore this strategy.
US Diplomatic Dilemma in the Middle East
China hopes that Kerry’s recent Middle East visit will herald a new diplomatic approach from the US, and will play a positive and significant role in promoting regional peace in the Middle East, writes Wu Sike.
Creating a Favorable New Landscape for Diplomacy
The conference on diplomacy with neighboring countries signaled a new era for proactive interaction between China and its neighbors, writes Chen Xiangyang.
Rebalancing Puts Brake on Better Relations
The US rebalancing to the Asia-Pacific has unsettled relations with China, and distrust between the two countries has deepened since the United States started relocating its massive military assets to the region.
What Asian Pivot?
United States allies in the Asia-Pacific nervously await Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to China, Japan and South Korea in early December, as they look for indications the Obama administration will continue its pivot to Asia. However, as Benjamin Friedman of the Cato Institute points out, the pivot is more symbolic than substantive.
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China’s Peripheral Diplomacy for Community of Common Destiny
China’s rapid rise to power has caught the attention of the world. China’s new diplomatic strategy of extending “olive branches” has some states worried and others intrigued. Can a balance be found between China’s national interests, the US pivot to Asia and the interests of regional actors such as ASEAN or Japan?
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