Tag Archives: China-US Relations

C.H. Tung on China’s Economy, its Global Goals and U.S.-China Relations
"China is trying to be force for good in the world, not take sides, but just usher people together." Tung Chee Hwa, Chairman of the China-United State Exchange Foundation, speaks with Charlie Rose on China's economy, the country's leadership and its foreign policy objectives.
Obama’s SOTU Address: A Sputnik Moment for China-U.S. Relations?
President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union speech sought to cement his personal achievements by stressing his contribution to the recovery of the United States post-2008, and the U.S. position of excellence compared to China.
U.S. Election and Its Impact on China
Despite a history of China-bashing during US presidential elections, other concerns are capturing the attention of candidates and voters this year. That could make preserving the equilibrium between China and the US easier this time around, if the will is there in both capitals.
China-US Relationship in 2015
The success of the climate conference in Paris clearly shows that dialogue between Washington and Beijing can be serious and productive. There are new challenges in the year ahead, with elections in both Taiwan and the US, but the bilateral relationship is so important for international peace and security in the 21st century that we cannot afford to let it drift.
Representatives of the USA and China shake hands
Head Tides Won’t Set Back Sino-U.S. Ties
From the Iran nuclear deal to the climate agreement in Paris, a new level of cooperation between Beijing and Washington signals that the pragmatic relationship dating from the Nixon administration is not threatened by changes in international conditions. A consensus is taking shape among celebrities, ordinary citizens, leaders and strategists in both countries that China and the US should not change their course of engagement and cooperation.
Why President Carter Is Popular in China
As the President of the United States while relations between the U.S. and China normalized, former President Jimmy Carter has enjoyed popularity among Chinese. However, it is his profound understanding of Chinese systems that maintains his appeal.
US Should Recognize Times Are Changing
If Washington embraces cooperation instead of pursuing rivalry, all partners can harvest good results, and the US can still be a powerful partner. Why not do so?
USS Lassen went on patrol around the disputed Spratly archipelago. Photograph: Us Navy/Reuters
Washington Needlessly Escalates South China Sea Crisis
On October 27, the U.S. Navy sent the guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen on a “freedom of navigation” patrol within 12-miles of a man-made islands.in the Spratly chain. Carpenter argues that there are less confrontational ways to pursue that objective without the kind of “in your face” challenge.
Proper Mutual Assurance of Freedom of Navigation
Washington should talk to Beijing to establish their mutual respect for international law, instead of sending a warship so close to China’s islands, no matter if such rocks are natural or artificial.
U.S. Provocative Act in South China Sea
The US has started a new series of games with China by sending its guided missile destroyer USS Lassen within 12 nautical miles of China's isles in the South China Sea.
First (and Last) Line of Cyber Defense
It may be too premature to argue that the China-U.S. cyber-agreement has failed. The vagueness of the agreement needs to be followed up with specific cooperation, like a cooperative agreement between both nations’ Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs), which are the first (and last line) of defense in protecting a country’s critical information infrastructure from cyberattacks.
China-U.S. Competition for Strategic Partners
By re-engaging with its neighbors, especially American allies, in a formal alliance system, China would set up the function of preventative cooperation. That would help to maintain regional peace and security.
“New Model” Seeks to Redefine U.S.-China Ties
Beijing and Washington need to do is think of ways to translate the important agreements reached at the top level into reality. Beyond grand declarations, the “new model” needs to utilize a broad-based policy-making network that involves cyber and climate experts.
China-U.S. Relations Thrive in the Big Picture
Their economies have never been more interdependent, and many global and regional key issues hinge on their collaboration. Simply put, the two powers just cannot afford to head into a zero-sum game due to their increasing convergence of interests.
Trust in a Troubled Relationship
The China – U.S. relationship is like a troubled marriage. A long-term commitment, to be sure, but there are problems to work out, which often proves difficult because there is a lack of trust. At that point, what’s important is communication so we can resolve our differences and strengthen the relationship for a more optimistic future. That clearly was the purpose of President Xi Jin Ping’s recent visit to the United States.
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