China faces numerous trials along its path to become a major power. It is crucial for China’s development to choose a proper path forward while celebrating the centennial of the People’s Republic of China.
Reflecting on lessons from Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War,” Tom Watkins urges the US leadership to find a balance between military spending and domestic priorities lest history repeat itself.
With its growing purchasing power, China has to decide if it seeks to become a hegemon, says Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew. Lee believes that Chinese leadership will avoid military confrontations with the US as they recognize that China is better off gaining economical influence and hopes the two nations will aim for compromises when agreements cannot be reached.
In light of recent leadership transitions in China and the United States, Wu Sike outlines how to improve Sino-US relations following President Obama’s reelection.
A good beginning, a smooth transition, free from interruption, and a joint effort to tie a win-win knot between these two big powers and secure a plain sailing throughout the Pacific era is the key for a new course of Sino-US relations.
In order to a avoid a “mutual assured depression” relationship, Richard Weitz argues that China and the United States must work together to deal with global challenges.
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