Tag Archives: China-US Relations

How Midterm Elections Affect US Foreign Policy
Are electoral politics and the upcoming midterm elections distracting the Obama administration from its foreign policy priorities? Zhang Zhixin examines the political polarization impeding the U.S. Congress and questions the ability of the Obama administration to continue its rebalance to the Asia-Pacific in such a conflicted environment.
Hardening Competition with China—Implications for US Taiwan Policy
As the rivalry between the United States and China in the Asia-Pacific continues, Taiwan will play an ever-increasing role in the Obama administration’s rebalance or pivot to the region. Robert Sutter explains recent congressional interest in Taiwan and lays out three reasons why existing U.S. policies will continue.
China: Contributor, Not a Freeloader
Responding to statements made by President Barack Obama in an interview with The New York Times’ Thomas Friedman, Shen Dingli examines China’s contributions to the world order the United States has established and provides two reasons why China would be hesitant to act proactively in the international system.
Cooperation in Big Data Improves China-US Relations
Can cooperation on big data technology help improve Sino-U.S. relations? Yu Xiang examines this emerging sector and describes how cooperation on this issue could reduce tensions in other areas, like cyber-espionage.
Mutual Understanding Leads to More Trust
Promoting mutual understanding should be the goal in order to build a healthy relationship among countries. This is especially true for China and the US in their efforts to build a new model of a major power relationship, writes Chen Jimin.
The US-China Tangle Over the South China Sea
While the United States continues to try and resolve disputes in the South China Sea to protect the security of established sea routes and ports, China finds the situation to be stable. Dismissing any alleged tensions, China claims that it and ASEAN do not need U.S. interference to help rectify the so-called dispute.
For the Rest of Asia, America Might Be a Friend, but China Cannot Be an Enemy
As tensions rise between the U.S. and China over China's islands dispute with Japan, American strategists have been thinking about how to accommodate China while at the same time standing behind their Japanese ally.
Deng Xiaoping’s US Policy Remains Consistent
With August 22, 2014 marking the 110th Anniversary of Deng Xiaoping’s birth, Yu Sui reflects on the role this remarkable date plays in China’s foreign policy and how Xi Jinping has carried on Deng’s work.
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Should Washington Consider Accepting a Chinese Monroe Doctrine?
The United States’ engagement policy toward China is a strategic step toward containing Beijing’s growing financial power and economic influence. However, with tension increasing between China and the United States, Carpenter heeds Washington to look for more sustainable engagement plans before advancing on what American scholars have coined “congagement”, in fear of erupting a larger Sino-American crisis.
Alibaba Is a New Brightspot in China-US Relations
Alibaba’s upcoming IPA shows that China's economic rise will not only benefit the Chinese people, but also provide more opportunities for US and the world, writes Li Zheng.