Tag Archives: China-US Relations

What Should the US Take Away from the Xi-Abe Meeting?
Jin Ying warns the U.S. to be weary of Japan, citing their history of “running away with the bone” as the U.S. and China jostle for influence in the Pacific. Ying agrees with Democratic advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski that the U.S. should sign a major charter with China, just as it did with Britain during WWII.
Security Order in Asia-Pacific: the Foundation for Future Cooperation
There are several scenarios for military regional order in the Pacific, but “collective security” would be the most desirable strategic choice for regional countries. Existing organizations and communications platforms, such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, provide a good foundation for this military order and continued economic integration in the Pacific.
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A Stable China-US Tie Is Crucial in A Messy World
Below is the excerpts of the theme speech on China-US relationship by Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui at China-United States Exchange Foundation Annual Conference on Dec. 3, 2014, in Hong Kong. The relationship with the United States occupies an important place in China’s diplomatic agenda. The Chinese government has all along viewed […]
China-US Collaboration Conducive to Developing Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor
As China assists in Afghanistan’s reconstruction, some U.S. experts describe China as a “free-rider” in global conflict, despite the interests China shares with the U.S. in promoting peace and stability in the “Eurasian crossroads.” Sino-Afghan cooperation is not a zero-sum game where China gains and the U.S. loses. Instead, cooperation benefits both.
Post-APEC Xi-Obama Meetings Bolster China-U.S. Relations
Xi-Obama meetings following the APEC summit helped spur new topics and commitments to bilateral cooperation, most notably with the creation of an impactful new climate treaty. Yu Xiang discusses new international issues – responding to Ebola, IS, and a military reporting mechanism – for extending Sino-U.S. cooperation.
How to Build A New Model of Major Power Relations with Concrete Actions
Tao Wenzhou explains how the Xi-Obama Summit achieved four major bilateral goals: increased commitment to create a new bilateral investment agreement, shared reduction of CO2 emissions, more liberal visa regulations for people-to-people exchanges, and new mil-to-mil protocols.
Win-Win at the Xi-Obama Summit
When evaluating the meeting between Presidents Xi and Obama, the two countries should transcend the mentality of a zero-sum game, and place their main focus on cooperation.
China-US Relations: Greater Promise Demands Greater Efforts
The much anticipated Xi-Obama meeting after the APEC Summit achieved many positive bilateral policy goals: from the increased liberalization of visa and trade tariffs to mutual military cooperation. However, as Jia Qingguo explains, the offensive realist perspectives of individuals in both countries and the fractured U.S. Congress interests will hinder progress.
Is America Ready for China as an ‘Equal Brother?’
Henry Kissinger Talks to China’s “Iron Lady” The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama earlier this month in Beijing resulted in a series of important agreements, including on climate change. Against this background, The WorldPost has obtained exclusive permission to publish the following dialogue between Henry Kissinger […]
China and US Should Strengthen Cooperation on Fighting Ebola
China and the U.S. could set an example for international cooperation in fighting epidemics and call on developed and developing countries alike to cooperate in combating Ebola so as to avoid panic in Africa and the world at large.
Far-Reaching Significance of Xi-Obama Meeting in Beijing
The shortest state visit in the history of the China-U.S. diplomatic relationship yielded important accomplishments in forming a new bilateral relationship, establishing complementary goals, and creating an impactful Joint Declaration on Climate Change.
Kerry’s SAIS Speech Augurs Deadlock in U.S.-China Relations
A reset is needed in the US-China relationship. By much objective analysis, the bilateral relationship has deteriorated during most of the six years of Obama administration and is now the worst it has been in decades, writes Stephen Harner.
Metaphor meets reality: U.S. and China are clearing the air
History has no on-off buttons. Change is never instantaneous. But President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent accord on greenhouse gases may allow the world to start dialing down dangerous carbon emissions. Past experience shows this can be true. Similar trial-and-error diplomacy in the 1880s helped avert another […]
A Mystifying Obama Climate Slap at a U.S. Ally
President Obama over the weekend made a bizarre decision to attack and damage his closest ally in Asia, and one of the most committed supporters of U.S. foreign policy. The president was in Australia for the G-20 Summit in Brisbane. Unlike Britain’s David Cameron , China’s Xi Jinping and India’s […]
Operationalizing A New Model of Sino-US Relations Is Possible
While controversial issues like cyber-security, military containment, and U.S. arms sales to Taiwan were not touched upon during the latest Xi-Obama meeting, Da Wei argues that the agreements reached were not hollow, and instead set the tone for operationalizing a new style of “U.S.-China major-country relations.”
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